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TX Matrix Management Port Cable Specifications

 

For management and service operations, you connect the Routing Engine to an external console or management network through ports on the corresponding TX-CIP.

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect to management ports.

Table 1: Cable Specifications for Routing Engine Management Interfaces

Port

Cable Specification

Cable/Wire Supplied

Maximum Length

TX Matrix Router Receptacle

Management console or auxiliary interface

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

One 6-ft (1.83-m) length with DB-9/DB-9 connectors

6 ft (1.83 m)

DB-9 male

Management Ethernet interface

Category 5 cable or equivalent suitable for 100Base-T operation

One 15-ft (4.57-m) length with RJ-45/RJ-45 connectors

328 ft (100 m)

RJ-45 autosensing