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Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches
Connecting a Terminal to the
Console Port on Catalyst Switches
Document ID: 10600
Contents
Conventions
Prerequisites
Connecting a Terminal to Catalyst 1900/2820, 2900/3500XL, 2940, 2950, 2970, 3550,
and 3750 Series Switches
Connecting a Terminal to Catalyst 2948G-L3, 4908G-L3, and 4840G Series Switches
Connecting a Terminal to the Catalyst 5000 Supervisor Engine I and II Console Port
Connecting a Terminal to the Catalyst 5000 Supervisor Engine III Console Port
Connecting a Terminal to the Catalyst 5000 Supervisor Engine II G and III G Console
and RSFC Ports
Connecting a Terminal to the Catalyst 4000/4500 Supervisor Engine II/II+/III/IV,
2948G, 2980G, and 4912G
Catalyst 6000/6500 Supervisor Engine I, II and 720 Console Port Signals and Pinouts
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Document ID: 10600 Contents Introduction Before You Begin Conventions Prerequisites Identifying a Rollover Cable, Straight-through, and Crossover Cable...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Catalyst 8510CSR, and 8540CSR Switches Console Port Pinouts Related Information Introduction This document focuses on using the default parameters for connecting and configuring management terminals. The switches covered in this document are the Catalyst 1900, 2820, 2900, 3500, 2940, 2950, 2970, 3550, 2948G-L3, 4000/4500, 4840G, 4908G-L3, 5000/5500, 6000/6500, and 8500 series switches.
  • Page 3 You may order a kit (part number ACS-DSBUASYN=) containing the adapter from Cisco. The PC or terminal must support VT100 terminal emulation. The terminal emulation softwarefrequently a PC application such as Hyperterminal or Procomm Plusmakes communication between the switch and your PC or terminal possible during the setup program.
  • Page 4: Connecting To A Terminal

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Connected Connected Connecting to a Terminal Use the thin, flat RJ-45-to-RJ-45 rollover cable and RJ-45-to-DB-25 female DTE adapter to connect the console port to a terminal. Table A-2 lists the pinouts for the console port, the RJ-45-to-RJ-45 rollover cable, and the RJ-45-to-DB-25 female DTE adapter.
  • Page 5: Console Port Pinouts

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Connecting a Terminal to Catalyst 2948G-L3, 4908G-L3, and 4840G Series Switches You may configure the Catalyst switch routers from a direct console connection to the console port or remotely through its management port.
  • Page 6 Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches The Supervisor Engine console port is a data communications equipment (DCE) DB-25 receptacle that supports a DCE EIA/TIA-232 interface. EIA/TIA-232 supports unbalanced circuits at signal speeds up to 64 kbps.
  • Page 7: Catalyst 2926G Series Switch

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Ground > Data Terminal Ready < Data Carrier Detect Catalyst 2926G Series Switch The console and auxiliary (AUX) ports, located on the front panel of the Catalyst 2926G series switch, are shown in the figure below.
  • Page 8 (CTS) input. The console port does not support modem control or hardware flow control. Note: If you need a replacement console port accessory kit for your Supervisor Engine I or II, the part number is ACS-2500ASYN=. This is the same kit that ships with many other Cisco routers, including the Cisco 2500 series.
  • Page 9: Configuring A Terminal For Attachment To The Console Port

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Switch Console (DCE) Terminal (DTE) 2 Rxd 3 TxD 3 Txd 2 RxD 4 RTS 7 RTS 5 CTS 8 CTS 6 DSR 6 DSR 7 GND 5 GND...
  • Page 10: Configuring A Terminal For Attachment To The Console Port

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches number is CAB-S3-CONSOLE=. Note: The auxiliary (AUX) port is not supported. Figure: EIA/TIA-232 RJ-45 Adapter Cable Connector Table E-1: Supervisor Engine III Console Port Pinouts RJ45-to-DB25 Adaptor Cable...
  • Page 11 RJ-45 connectors. Note: If you need a replacement console port accessory kit for your Supervisor Engine IIG or IIIG, the part number is ACS-2500ASYN=. This is the same kit that ships with many other Cisco routers, including the Cisco 2500 series.
  • Page 12: Console Port Mode Switch

    Note: The cable and adapters shipped with the Supervisor Module II G and Supervisor Module III G are the same ones used on the Cisco 2500 series routers (and other Cisco products). Use the console port mode switch as follows: Mode 1: Press to the in position.
  • Page 13: Configuring A Terminal For Attachment To The Console Or Rsfc Port

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Switch RJ45-to-RJ45 RJ45-to-DB25 Terminal Console Rollover Cable Adapter (DTE) (DTE) RJ45 RJ45 Signal DB25 Pin Signal 1¹ 8¹ ¹Pin 1 is connected internally to Pin 8. Configuring a Terminal for Attachment to the Console or RSFC Port Note: The console port is an asynchronous (Async) serial port;...
  • Page 14 Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Use a null-modem cable to connect the switch to a remote DCE device, such as a modem or a Data Service Unit (DSU). Use a straight-through cable to connect the switch to a data terminal equipment (DTE) device, such as a terminal or a PC.
  • Page 15: Console Port Mode Switch

    RJ-45-to-DB-9 female DTE adapter (labeled "Terminal") RJ-45-to-DB-25 female DTE adapter (labeled "Terminal") RJ-45-to-DB-25 male DCE adapter (labeled "Modem") These are the same cable and adapters that ship with the Cisco 2500 series routers and other Cisco products. Console Port Mode Switch...
  • Page 16: Console Port Mode 1 Signaling And Pinouts

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Mode 2: Switch is in the out position. Use this mode to connect a terminal to the console port using the Catalyst 5000 family Supervisor Engine III console straight-through cable and an appropriate adapter for the terminal connection (cable and adapter are not provided).
  • Page 17 Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches RJ-45-to-DB-25 Console RJ-45-to-RJ-45 Console Terminal Port Rollover Cable Device Adapter RJ-45 RJ-45 Signal DB-25 Pin Signal 1¹ 8¹ ¹Pin 1 is connected internally to Pin 8. Modem Adapter Use the RJ-45-to-RJ-45 rollover cable and the RJ-45-to-DB-25 male DCE adapter (labeled "Modem") to connect the console port to a modem.
  • Page 18: Console Port Mode 2 Signaling And Pinouts

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Console Port Mode 2 Signaling and Pinouts This section provides the signaling and pinouts for the console port in mode 2 (port mode switch in the "out" position). See Table I-4 for the pinouts.
  • Page 19: Related Information

    Cisco - Connecting a Terminal to the Console Port on Catalyst Switches Ground > Data Carrier Detect (always on)² < Data Terminal Ready Shield GND Shield Ground ¹Pins 4 and 5 are connected. ²Pins 6 and 8 are connected. Related Information...