CompTIA A+ 220-901 – Q244

A brand new datacenter has been wired with all CAT6a wiring. A technician has been tasked to immediately install and boot up an already configured mission critical file server. Prior to turning the server on, the technician realizes that they had brought CAT5e patch cords by mistake. Which of the following should the technician do?

A. Install the CAT5e cable, boot the server and then return and replace it later.
B. Inform the customer and recommend temporarily using the CAT5e cable.
C. Install the CAT5e cable, document the installation and leave the premises.
D. Inform the customer that the server will be available as soon as a CAT6a cable is acquired.

Correct Answer: B