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Connecting the SRX1500 to External Devices

Required Tools and Parts for Connecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway

To connect the services gateway, you need the following tools and parts:

  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding wrist strap

  • Phillips (+) screwdrivers, numbers 1 and 2

  • 2.5-mm flat-blade (-) screwdriver

Connecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Network for Out-of-Band Management

Use the MGMT port on the services gateway to connect to a network for out-of-band management.

To connect the management device to the SRX1500 Services Gateway:

  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 Ethernet cable into the MGMT port as shown in Figure 1.
    Figure 1: Connecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Network for Out-of-Band ManagementConnecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Network for Out-of-Band Management
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into the management device.

Connecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Management Console

Use the CONSOLE port on the services gateway to connect to a management console.

To connect the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a management console, use an RJ-45 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 the RJ-45 end of the cable into the CONSOLE port on the SRX1500 Services Gateway as shown in Figure 2.
    Figure 2: Connecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Management ConsoleConnecting the SRX1500 Services Gateway to a Management Console
  3. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the management device.

    If the management device has a serial port, use the RJ-45 to DB-9 serial port adapter supplied with your services gateway. Use the following values to configure the serial port:

    • Baud rate—9600

    • Parity—N

    • Data bits—8

    • Stop bits—1

    • Flow control—none

    Note:

    Alternately, you can use the USB cable to connect to the mini-USB console port on the services gateway. To use the USB console port, you must download a USB driver to the management device from the Silicon Labs page.