Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the QFX Series

 

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect the QFX Series to a management device.

Note

The QFX Series can be configured with SFP management ports that support 1000BASE-SX transceivers. See the Hardware Compatibility Tool for more on the fiber-optic cables required for use with these transceivers.

Table 1: Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the QFX Series

Port on QFX Series Device

Cable Specification

Cable Supplied

Maximum Length

Device Receptacle

Console port

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

One 7-foot (2.13-meter) long RJ-45 patch cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter

7 feet (2.13 meters)

RJ-45

Management port

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

One 7-foot (2.13-meter) long RJ-45 patch cable

328 feet (100 meters)

RJ-45