• a network card you know works
  • preferably a laptop, your own
  • two straight twisted pair (CAT5) cables
  • one crossed cable
  • one coaxial cable thin ethernet
  • two terminators
  • one T-divider
  • one cable tester
  • one serial/console cable
  • several M/F and 9/25 pin adapters
  • one knife
  • several small screwdrivers
  • one cable connector kit
  • one punch tool
  • one RJ45 extension bit
  • clear understanding of your networks:
    • physical structure
    • logical structure
  • traceroute, ping, nmap and other software tools
  • keys to the premises, even the places people never go to
  • pen and paper
  • mobile phone
  • a friend back in the office

You did bring your laptop's power cord or adaptor, didn't you?

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