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Optical ILA Management Cable Specifications and Pinouts

 

Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the Optical ILA

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect the optical ILA to a management device.

Table 1: Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the Optical ILA

Port on optical ILA

Cable Specification

Cable Supplied

Maximum Length

Device Receptacle

Console (CON) port

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

One 7-foot (2.13-meter)-long RJ-45 patch cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter

7 feet (2.13 meters)

RJ-45

Management (MGMT) port

Category 5 cable or equivalent suitable for 1000BASE-T operation

One 7-foot (2.13-meter)-long RJ-45 patch cable

328 feet (100 meters)

RJ-45

Management Port Connector Pinouts for the Optical ILA

The 1000BASE-T management port (labeled MGMT) uses an RJ-45 connector to connect to a management device for out-of-band management.

Table 2 provides the pinout information of the RJ-45 management port connector. An RJ-45 cable is supplied with the optical ILA.

Table 2: RJ-45 Management Port Connector Pinouts for the Optical ILA

Pin

Signal

Description

1

TRP1+

Transmit/receive data pair 1

2

TRP1–

Transmit/receive data pair 1

3

TRP2+

Transmit/receive data pair 2

4

TRP3+

Transmit/receive data pair 3

5

TRP3–

Transmit/receive data pair 3

6

TRP2–

Transmit/receive data pair 2

7

TRP4+

Transmit/receive data pair 4

8

TRP4–

Transmit/receive data pair 4

Console Port Connector Pinouts for the Optical ILA

The console port (labeled CON) is an RS-232 serial interface that uses an RJ-45 connector to connect to a console management device. The default baud rate for the console port is 9600 baud.

Table 3 provides the pinout information for the RJ-45 console connector. An RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter are supplied with the optical ILA.

Note

If your laptop or PC does not have a DB-9 plug connector pin and you want to connect your laptop or PC directly to an optical ILA, use a combination of the RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter supplied with the device and a USB to DB-9 plug adapter. You must provide the USB to DB-9 plug adapter.

Table 3: Console Port Connector Pinouts for the Optical ILA

Pin

Signal

Description

1

Reserved

Reserved

2

Reserved

Data terminal ready/Reserved

3

TxD Output

Transmit data

4

Signal Ground

Signal ground

5

Signal Ground

Signal ground

6

RxD Input

Receive data

7

Reserved

Reserved

8

Reserved

Reserved