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    Routing Engine Interface Cable Specifications for MX80 Routers

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

    Table 1: Cable Specifications for Routing Engine Management


    Cable Specification

    Cable/Wire Supplied

    Maximum Length

    Router Receptacle

    Routing Engine console or auxiliary interface

    RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

    One 6-ft (1.83-m) length with RJ-45/DB-9 connectors

    6 ft (1.83 m)

    RJ-45 female

    Routing Engine 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

    Published: 2010-10-22