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Connecting the Modem to the Console Port on the SRX550 Services Gateway


To connect the dial-up modem to the console port on the SRX550 Services Gateway:

  1. Turn off power to the services gateway.
  2. Turn off the power to the modem.
  3. Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the console port on the services gateway. (Figure 1 shows the console cable connector).
    Figure 1: Console Cable Connector
    Console Cable
  4. Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into the RJ-45 to DB-9 serial port adapter. Note

    Most modems have an RS-232 DB-25 connector. You must separately purchase an adapter to connect your modem to the RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter and Ethernet cable.

  5. Connect the serial port adapter to a separately purchased DB-9 socket to DB-25 plug adapter or other adapter appropriate for your modem.
  6. Plug the modem adapter into the DB-25 connector on the modem.
  7. Connect the modem to your telephone network.
  8. Turn on the power to the modem.
  9. Power on the services gateway by pressing the Power button on the front of the services gateway. Verify that the POWER LED on the front panel turns green.