you have built the connection groups, it is time to add those connections into
the buildings and terminals that they service. Once a building has a terminal,
you can add the connection group and path ranges. A connection group can exist
within a building without having any associated path ranges.
Adding a connection to a building
Click the Facilities menu.
In the Navigation pane, click Buildings.
Depending on the amount of records you have
within your database, the list may not immediately populate. To populate the
list, perform one of the following actions:
Within the search box, type the building
name or portion of the name and then click the magnifying glass.
Click the Show All button.
4. When the Building list opens, double-click
the building name.
5. The Building window opens, displaying two
panes. Within the Terminals pane, click the plus sign (+) next to the
terminal to which you want to add the connection record.
6. Click the first blank row marked with an
asterisk (*), to enter the connection groups. Complete the following Connection
fields (fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required):
Sort – type a number in
the field to determine where in the list the connection displays, a one allows
the connection to be listed first.
Connections Name –
click the drop-down arrow to access a list and select the connection name to
assign it to the terminal.
Distance in Feet –
type the distance (in feet), this connection runs from the MDF or IDF to the
Wire Gauge –
type the connection gauge.
Home Termination –
type the name of the originating connection termination.
connection and home termination. When creating a tie connection between two
buildings, the home termination will be different for each connection
Appearance. For instance, if the connection ran from building 205 to 206, the
home termination in 205 would be 206 and the home termination in 206 would be
Terminal Connection Description –
type the description of the terminal relating to the connection group, if
7. To add another connection, click the Save
button within the Actions ribbon and repeat steps #4 and 5.
8. Once all connection groups are added, click
the Save and Close button within the Actions ribbon group.
9. To add a connection range of paths that run
into the building, please refer to the “Adding a Connection Range to a