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RJ-45 Connector Pinouts for the Routing Engine AUX and CONSOLE Ports

 

The ports on the craft interface labeled AUX and CONSOLE are autosensing 10/100-Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 receptacles that accept an RJ-45/DB-9 cable for connecting the Routing Engine to a management LAN (or other device that supports out-of-band management). Table 1 describes the RJ-45 connector pinouts.

Table 1: RJ-45 Connector Pinout for the Routing Engine 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