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    Replacing the M40e Management Ethernet Cable

    The ports on the CIP connect the Routing Engine to external management devices (see Figure 1).

    Figure 1: Routing Engine Interface Ports and Alarm Relay Contacts

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    For cable specifications, see Routing Engine Interface Cable and Wire Specifications for the M40e Router. To replace the management Ethernet Cable:

    1. Press the tab on the connector and pull the connector straight out of the ETHERNET port. Figure 2 shows the connector.
    2. Disconnect the cable from the network device.
    3. Plug one end of the replacement cable into the appropriate ETHERNET port.Figure 1 shows the external device ports on the CIP. The ports labeled HOST 0 connect to the Routing Engine in the upper Routing Engine slot (RE 0), and the ports labeled HOST 1 connect to the Routing Engine in the lower Routing Engine slot (RE 1).
    4. Plug the other end of the cable into the network device.

    Figure 2: Ethernet Cable Connectors

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    Published: 2010-10-28