Various devices cables and adapters schematics  > Cisco pinouts
Use this cable to configure a Cisco router thru the Console port at the router.
  DB-9 RJ-45 Dir
Receive Data 2 3 <--
Transmit Data 3 6 -->
Data Terminal Ready 4 7 -->
Ground (use as shield) 5 5 ---
Ground (use as shield) 5 4 ---
Data Set Ready 6 2 <--
Request to Send 7 8 -->
Clear to Send 8 1 <--

Wire colors:

1 Black
2 Brown
3 Red
4 Orange
5 Yellow
6 Green
7 Blue
8 Grey (or White)


9 pin D-SUB female connector layout
9 pin D-SUB female connector
at the computer
8 pin RJ45 (8P8C) male connector layout
8 pin RJ45 (8P8C) male connector
at the Cisco router cable
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Cisco Console (9) cable visual pinout:
Cisco Console (9) cable diagram
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Source(s) of this and additional information: Hardware Book, Damien Miller, (colours in cable - definitions on the d-shell)
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