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CHAPTER 3: INSTALLATION INSTALLATION
MULTILINK ML2400 ETHERNET COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH – INSTRUCTION MANUAL 3–11
3.5 Connecting a Management Console Terminal to the ML2400
Use a DB-9 null-modem cable or a DB-9 to USB null-modem cable to connect the ML2400
console port (the RS232 port) to the a PC.
Console cables may be purchased as a separate items. They are not included with the unit.
FIGURE 3–5: ML2400 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 3–2: 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