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Cables Connecting the EX 8200 series Switch to Management Devices

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect the Switch Fabric and Routing Engine (SRE) module (in an EX 8208 switch) or the Routing Engine (RE) module (in an EX 8216 switch) to a management device.

Table 1: Cable Specifications for Switch-to-Management-Device Connections

Port on SRE Module or RE Module

Cable Specification

Cable/Wire Supplied

Maximum Length

Switch Receptacle

Console (CON) port (9600 baud)

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

One 6-foot (1.83-meter) length with RJ-45/DB-9 connectors

6 feet (1.83 meters)

RJ-45

Management (MGMT) Ethernet port (10/100/1000)

Category 5 cable or equivalent suitable for 1000Base-T operation

One 15-foot (4.57-meter) length with RJ-45 connectors

328 feet (100 meters)

RJ-45 autosensing


Updated: 2009-04-09

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