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MULTILINK ETHERNET COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH – QUICKSTART GUIDE 13
4 Connecting a Management Console Terminal to
Use a DB-9 to DB-9 null-modem cable (ML2400/ML1600) or RJ45 to DB-9 null-modem
cable (ML1200/ML800) to connect the Unit console port to the a PC.
Console cables may be purchased as a separate items. They are not included with the
FIGURE 10: Unit console port
The pin assignment for the console port are indicated in the following table.
This information enables a management station (PC or console terminal) to connect
directly to the switch console using a straight-through serial cable.
Table 1: Console port pin assignment
Pin Signal Description
1 CD Carrier detect (not used)
2 RXD Receive data (input)
3 TXD Transmit data (output)
4 open not used
5 GND Signal ground
6 to 9 open not used