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Related Documentation

  • Connecting a Switch to a Management Console
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX2200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX3200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX3300 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4300 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4500 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4550 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX6200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX8200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an XRE200 External Routing Engine
  • Cables Connecting the EX6200 Switch to Management Devices
  • Cables Connecting the EX8200 Switch to Management Devices
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an OCX1100 Switch

Connecting a Switch to a Network for Out-of-Band Management

This topic applies to multiple hardware devices in the EX Series product family, which includes EX Series switches and the XRE200 External Routing Engine.

This topic also applies to OCX1100 switches.

You can monitor and manage these devices by using a dedicated management channel. Each device has a management port with an RJ-45 connector for out-of-band management. Use the management port to connect the switch or external Routing Engine to the management device.

Ensure that you have an Ethernet cable with an RJ-45 connector available. One such cable is provided with the device. Figure 61 shows the RJ-45 connector of the Ethernet cable supplied with the device.

Figure 61: Ethernet Cable Connector

Ethernet Cable
Connector

To connect a device to a network for out-of-band management (see Figure 62):

  1. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the management port (labeled MGMT or ETHERNET) on the device.

    For the location of the MGMT or ETHERNET port on different devices:

    • See EX2200 Switches Hardware Overview.
    • See Rear Panel of an EX3200 Switch.
    • See Rear Panel of an EX3300 Switch.
    • See Rear Panel of an EX4200 Switch.
    • See EX4300 Switches Hardware Overview
    • See Front Panel of an EX4500 Switch.
    • See EX4550 Switches Hardware Overview
    • See Switch Fabric and Routing Engine (SRE) Module in an EX6200 Switch.
    • See Switch Fabric and Routing Engine (SRE) Module in an EX8208 Switch.
    • See Routing Engine (RE) Module in an EX8216 Switch.
    • See Front Panel of an XRE200 External Routing Engine.
    • See OCX1100 Switches Hardware Overview.
  2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the management device.

Figure 62: Connecting a Switch to a Network for Out-of-Band Management

Connecting a Switch to a Network for Out-of-Band Management

Related Documentation

  • Connecting a Switch to a Management Console
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX2200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX3200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX3300 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4300 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4500 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX4550 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX6200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an EX8200 Switch
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an XRE200 External Routing Engine
  • Cables Connecting the EX6200 Switch to Management Devices
  • Cables Connecting the EX8200 Switch to Management Devices
  • Management Port Connector Pinout Information for an OCX1100 Switch

Modified: 2015-06-23