Connecting Serial and Management Cables
5.1 Connecting Supervisor Cables
Supervisor modules contain console, management, and USB ports. Figure 5-1 and Figure 5-2 display status LED and port locations on 7300 Series Modular switch supervisors.
Figure 5-1: Supervisor Ports (DCS-7300(-D)-SUP)
 
1
Status LED
5
Fabric module status LED
9
Ethernet management port
2
Active LED
6
Fan module status LED
10
USB ports
3
Power supply status LED
7
Console serial port
11
Clock input port
4
Line card status LED
8
Ethernet management port
12
Release lever
 
Figure 5-2: Supervisor Ports (DCS-7300-SUP2-D)
 
1
Status LED
5
Fabric module status LED
9
USB ports
2
Active LED
6
Fan module status LED
10
Ethernet management port
3
Power supply status LED
7
Clock input port
11
Ethernet management port
4
Line card status LED
8
Console serial port
12
Release lever
 
Console (Serial) Port: Connect to a PC with RJ-45 to DB-9 serial adapter cable. Default switch settings include:
9600 baud
No flow control
1 stop bit
No parity bits
8 data bits
Ethernet management port: Connect to 10/100/1000 management network with RJ-45 cable or an optical cable (DCS-7300-SUP2-D only).
USB Port: May be used for software or configuration updates.
Clock Input Port: Port type is MCX connector, 2-5.5V, 50 ohm termination.
5.2 Connecting Linecard Modules and Cables
Install required SFP, SFP+, and QSFP+ optic modules in linecard module ports ( Figure 5-3).
Connect cables as required to linecard module ports or RJ45 ports.
Figure 5-3: SFP or SFP+ ports
Caution Excessive bending can damage interface cables, especially optical cables.