router lab question

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Feb 14th, 2008
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I have two router and two serial cable

Cisco 2620 + Smart Serial cable V.35 DTE(male)

Cisco 2501 + DB60 Serial cable V.35 DTE(male)

I want to connect two router by serial cable

Cisco 2620<-->Smart Serial Cable V.35 Male<-->V.35 Female-to-Female V.35<-->DB60 Serial cable V.35 Male<-->Cisco 2501


is this possible ?

If possible, what about V.35 Female-to-Female pin-out ?


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paolo bevilacqua Thu, 02/14/2008 - 15:24
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No, that is not possible. You must get a cable that is DCE female.

The reason being, the router side of the cable has certain pins shorted that will make the router understand it must become a DCE and provide clock.

Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!


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