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RJ-45 Connector Pinouts for MX Series CB-RE Auxiliary and Console Ports

 

The ports on the Control Board and Routing Engine (CB-RE) 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 Auxiliary 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