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Q: Network documentation

I didn't know where to post this so, I taking a blind shot. I just started in a company where they don't have documentation of the network connected to which computer, data jack, patch panel number, and switch, and etc... Can anyone tell me where I can get a template or outline for this? Any help would be appreciated.

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A: Network documentation

No one at this company can help you with this? If not, take some time to document this yourself
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A:Network Adapters, Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection, DNSSer

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A:2 Vista Machines not networking - Shows in Network Map but doesn't show in Network

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A:Inconsistent networking problems, unrelated to network or network card

Sorry, I didn't complete the checklist!

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Welcome to the forums bietzshe,

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Have you tried another router or changed the routers location?
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