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S12700 Series Agile Switches Hardware Description

This document describes hardware components of the S12700, including the cabinet, chassis, power supply facilities, fan modules, cards, cables, and pluggable modules for interfaces. You can find useful information about S12700 hardware components from this document.

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Console Cable

Console Cable

Types of Console Cables

A console cable connects the switch console port to the serial port of a configuration terminal to transmit configuration data.

Appearance and Structure

Figure 9-9 shows the structure of a console cable.

Figure 9-9 Structure of a console cable

Pin Assignments

Table 9-3 lists the pin assignments of console cable connectors.

Table 9-3 Pin assignments of console cable connectors


X1 (DB9)

X2 (RJ45)

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A console cable has an RJ45 connector on one end and a DB9 connector on the other end. The RJ45 connector is connected to the console port of the main processing unit, and the DB9 connector is connected to the serial port of a computer.

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