Management Cable Specifications

 

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

Table 1: Specifications of Cables to Connect to Management Devices

Ports

Cable Specifications

Receptacle

Additional Information

RJ-45 Console port

CAT5e UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cable

RJ-45

Connecting a Device to a Management Console by Using an RJ-45 Connector

Management Ethernet port

Ethernet cable with an RJ-45 connector

RJ-45

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

Mini-USB Type-B Console port

Mini-USB cable with standard-A and Mini-USB Type-B (5-pin) connector

Mini-USB