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.