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ACX6160 Management Cable Specifications and Pinouts

Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the ACX6160

Table 1 lists the specifications for the cables that connect the ACX6160 to a management device.

Note:

All RJ-45 connectors must conform to the rules and regulations as described in the FCC specification 47 CFR Part 68.

Table 1: Cable Specifications for Console and Management Connections for the ACX6160

Port on ACX6160

Cable Specification

Cable Supplied

Maximum Length

Device Receptacle

Console (CON) port

RS-232 (EIA-232) serial cable

2.13-meter-long RJ-45 patch cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter

2.13 meters

RJ-45

Management (MGMT) port

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

2.13-meter-long RJ-45 patch cable

100 meters

RJ-45

Management Port Connector Pinouts for the ACX6160

The 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 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 ACX6160.

Table 2: RJ-45 Management Port Connector Pinouts for the ACX6160

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 ACX6160

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 an RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter are supplied with the ACX6160.

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 ACX6160, use a combination of the RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter supplied with the router 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 ACX6160

Pin

Signal

Description

1

RTS Output

Request to send

2

DTR Output

Data terminal ready

3

TxD Output

Transmit data

4

Signal Ground

Signal ground

5

Signal Ground

Signal ground

6

RxD Input

Receive data

7

DCD Input

Data carrier detect

8

CTS Input

Clear to send

USB Port Specifications for the ACX6160

USB flash drives used with the ACX6160 must support USB 2.0 or later.

CAUTION:

Remove the USB flash drive before upgrading Junos OS or rebooting an ACX6160. Failure to do so could expose your router to unpredictable behavior.