Connecting Serial and Management Cables
The front panel contains the console, management, and USB ports. Figure 5-1 displays the ports on the DCS-7010T-48 switch. Appendix D displays the front panel of all switches covered by this guide.
Figure 5-1: Front Panel Ports
Connect the front panel ports as follows:
Console (Serial) Port: Connect to a PC with a serial adapter cable.
The switch uses the following default settings:
9600 baud
No flow control
1 stop bit
No parity bits
8 data bits
Ethernet Management Port: Connect to 100/1000 management network with RJ-45 Ethernet cable.
USB Port: The USB port may be used for software or configuration updates.
Caution Excessive bending can damage interface cables, especially optical cables.