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Replacing a T1600 Console or Auxiliary Cable

 

To replace a serial cable connected to a management console or auxiliary device:

  1. Removing a T1600 Console or Auxiliary Cable

  2. Installing a T1600 Console or Auxiliary Cable

Removing a T1600 Console or Auxiliary Cable

To remove a serial cable connected to a management console or auxiliary device (see Figure 1):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the site ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Turn off the power to the console or auxiliary device.
  3. Unscrew the screws that secure the cable connector to the port, using a 2.5-mm flat-blade screwdriver if necessary.
  4. Pull the cable connector straight out of the port.
  5. Disconnect the cable from the console or auxiliary device.
Figure 1: DB-9 Port on the CIP
DB-9 Port on the
CIP

Installing a T1600 Console or Auxiliary Cable

The AUXILIARY port and CONSOLE port on the CIP both accept an RS-232 (EIA-232_ serial cable with DB-9 connectors.

To connect a management console or auxiliary device:

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the site ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Connect one end of the replacement cable into the appropriate CONSOLE or AUXILIARY port. The ports labeled HOST 0 connect to the Routing Engine in the upper Routing Engine slot (RE0), and the ports labeled HOST 1 connect to the Routing Engine in the lower Routing Engine slot (RE1).
  3. Using a 2.5-mm flat-blade screwdriver, tighten the screws on the connector.
  4. Plug the other end of the cable into the device's serial port.