Serial Port Pinouts

Updated June 3, 2021. Written for LMS Version 6.2.

Local Manager console ports support a DCE pin-out. This includes both the management console port and the serial ports found on option cards.

Serial Pin Out

To connect the Local Manager's serial ports to a managed device with a DTE pin-out, use a straight-through cable.

To connect the Local Manager's serial ports to a managed device with a DCE pin-out (including the console port of another LM), use a rolled cable.

Managed Devices

This sections provides cable pin-outs for connecting the Local Manager to some common devices.

DCE Adapter - RJ-45 to DB-9

This pin-out is typically used when connecting an Uplogix Local Manager to your computer's DB-9 serial port.

RJ-45 to DB-9 Adapter

DCE Adapter - RJ-45 to DB-25

RJ-45 to DB-25

Rolled Cable

Use this for devices that required rolled cables.

Rolled Cable

F5 BigIP Load Balancer RJ-45 to DB-9

To connect the Local Manager to a BigIP, you'll need to use the standard RJ-45 to DB-9 pin-out.

RJ-45 to DB-9 Adapter

IBM AIX Server RJ-45 to DB-9

To connect the Local Manager to an IBM AIX Server, you'll need to use the standard RJ-45 to DB-9 pin-out.

RJ-45 to DB-9 Adapter

Memotec RJ-45 to RJ-11

RJ-45 to DB-9 Adapter

Power Control Units

Server Technology

ServerTech PDUs usually required a straight-through cable.

Server Technology

BayTech RPC Series

BayTech RPC Series

APC RJ-45 to RJ-12 (7900 Series)

APC 7900 Series

Modems

Iridium 9522B to DB-9

This is only required for standalone Iridium installations. LEO-I kits are connected with standard straight-through cables with RJ-45 headers.

APC 7900 Series

Maximum Cable Lengths

Uplogix Local Managers meet all applicable specifications for external cable lengths.

  • Ethernet: 330 ft (100 m)
  • Serial RS-232: 50 ft (15 m)
  • Serial RS-422 (LEO-I Kit): 500 ft (150 m)

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