interfaces of this platform, including Ethernet, are suitable for connection to
intra-building or unexposed wiring or cabling only with shielded and grounded cables
at both ends. The intra-building ports of the equipment must not be connected
metallically to interfaces that connect to the outside plant (OSP) or its
You should coat bare conductors with an appropriate
antioxidant compound before you make crimp connections. You should bring
all unplated connectors, braided strap, and bus bars to a bright finish
and then coat them with an antioxidant before you connect them.