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    Network Cable Specifications for OCX1100 Switches

    OCX1100 switches have interfaces that use various types of network cables.

    Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect the console (CONSOLE) and management (MGMT) ports to management devices.

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

    Ports on OCX1100 Switches

    Cable Specification

    Cable/Wire Supplied

    Maximum Length

    Switch Receptacle

    Additional Information

    RJ-45 Console (CONSOLE) port

    CAT5e UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cable

    One 7 ft (2.13 m) length with RJ-45/DB-9 connectors

    7 ft (2.13 m)


    Connecting a Switch to a Management Console

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


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

    Mini-USB Type-B Console port


    One 0.49 ft (0.15 m) length with Standard-A USB & Mini-USB Type-B (5 pin) connectors

    0.49 ft (0.15 m)

    Connecting an OCX1100 Switch to a Management Console by Using the Mini-USB Type-B Console Port

    Modified: 2015-05-27