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    Connect the Router to a Management Console Device

    1. Turn off the power to the console or auxiliary device.
    2. Plug the RJ-45 end of the serial cable into the CONSOLE port on the Routing Engine (Figure 7 shows the connector. Figure 8 shows the ports.)
    3. Plug the female DB-9 end into the device's serial port.


      For console devices, configure the serial port to the following values:

      • Baud rate—9600
      • Parity—N
      • Data bits—8
      • Stop bits—1
      • Flow control—none

    Figure 7: Routing Engine Console Cable Connector

    Routing Engine
Console Cable Connector

    Figure 8: Console Connections

    Console Connections

    Modified: 2016-04-11