Connect an ACX710 Router to a Management Console
ACX710 routers have a console (
that uses an RJ-45 connector to connect the device to a management
console or a console server.
Ensure that you have an RJ-45 to DB-9 rollover cable available.
Figure 1 shows the RJ-45 connector of an Ethernet cable.
If your laptop or PC does not have a DB-9 pin contact and you want to connect your laptop or PC directly to the ACX710 router, use a combination of the RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter and a USB to DB-9 plug adapter.
- Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the console port
CON) on the device.
- Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable into the console server (see Figure 2) or management console (see Figure 3).