Connecting Serial and Management Cables
5.1 Connecting Supervisor Cables
Supervisor module contains the console, management, and USB ports. Figure 5-1 displays port locations on 7368X4 Series Modular switch supervisors.
Figure 5-1: Supervisor Ports
 
1
Console Port (Serial)
2
USB Port
3
Ethernet Management Ports
 
 
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.
Ethernet management port (optical): Connect to 1 Gbit management network with SFP connector module and cable.
Figure 5-2: SFP Port Module Insertion
Connect cables as required to line card module ports. Supervisor and line card module ejectors on the front of the chassis assist with cable management.
Caution Excessive bending can damage interface cables, especially optical cables.

Flexion excessive peut endommager les câbles d'interface, en particulier les câbles optiques.
USB Port: May be used for software or configuration updates.
5.2 Connecting Linecard Modules and Cables
Install required QSFP28, QSFP-DD, and OSFP optic modules in linecard module ports.
Note In some devices, adjacent QSFP ports may require you to rotate the module for insertion.
Figure 5-3: Optical Module Insertion
Note For more information about supported optical transceivers, refer to https://www.arista.com/assets/data/pdf/Transceiver-Guide-V04.pdf.
Caution Excessive bending can damage interface cables, especially optical cables.