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    RJ-45 Connector Pinouts for the AUX and CONSOLE Ports on the MX80 Router

    The ports on the front panel labeled AUX and CONSOLE are asynchronous serial interfaces that accept an RJ-45 connector. The ports connect the Routing Engine to an auxiliary or console management device. Table 1 describes the RJ-45 connector pinout.

    Table 1: RJ-45 Connector Pinout for the AUX and CONSOLE Ports

    Pin

    Signal

    Description

    1

    RTS

    Request to Send

    2

    DTR

    Data Terminal Ready

    3

    TXD

    Transmit Data

    4

    Ground

    Signal Ground

    5

    Ground

    Signal Ground

    6

    RXD

    Receive Data

    7

    DSR/DCD

    Data Set Ready

    8

    CTS

    Clear to Send


    Published: 2010-10-22