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Connecting the JSA5800 Appliance to a Management Device

You can control the JSA5800 appliance through a connected management device (such as a laptop). Use the console port to connect your laptop as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Connecting the Management DeviceConnecting the Management Device

Refer to the JSA5800 Back Panel Components table for the location of the ports in JSA5800 Appliance Back Panel Description.

Note:

You can choose any GB ports as the management port.

To connect a management device with the JSA5800 appliance:

  1. Connect external devices using the ports on the back panel of the appliance.
  2. If you use a laptop, connect the laptop to the DB-9 serial console port on the back panel.
  3. Plug an Ethernet cable into the network port on the back panel.
  4. Plug a RS-232 (DB-9 F/F) cable into the console port.
    Note:

    When using a laptop to connect to the appliance, you must use a terminal program, such as HyperTerminal, to connect to the appliance.

  5. Select the appropriate COM port to use.
  6. Configure the following port settings:
    • Bits per second = 9600

    • Stop bits = 1

    • Data bits = 8

    • Parity = None