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Replacing a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable

 

The ETHERNET port on the TX-CIP accepts Ethernet cables with an RJ-45 connector.

  1. Removing a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable

  2. Installing a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable

Removing a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable

To remove a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable:

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Press the tab on the connector and pull the connector straight out of the port.Figure 1 shows the connector.
  3. Disconnect the cable from the network device.
Figure 1: Ethernet Cable Connector
Ethernet Cable
Connector

Installing a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable

To remove a TX Matrix Management Ethernet Cable:

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Plug one end of the replacement Ethernet cable into the appropriate ETHERNET port.Figure 2 shows the external device ports on the TX-CIP. The port labeled HOST on the TX-CIP in slot CIP0 connects to the Routing Engine in the upper Routing Engine slot (RE0), and the port labeled HOST on the TX-CIP in slot CIP1 connects to the Routing Engine in the lower Routing Engine slot (RE1).
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into the network device.
Figure 2: TX Matrix Ethernet Port on the TX-CIP
TX Matrix Ethernet Port
on the TX-CIP