Manual Chapter : Cable and Adapter Pinouts

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BIG-IP DNS

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP AFM

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP Analytics

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP ASM

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP AAM

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IQ Centralized Management

  • 7.0.0, 6.1.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.0

BIG-IP APM

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3

BIG-IP LTM

  • 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0, 13.1.3, 13.1.1, 13.1.0, 12.1.4, 12.1.3
Manual Chapter

Cable and Adapter Pinouts

Cable and adapter pinouts

These pinouts describe how specified connectors are wired. Pinouts are helpful when building and testing connectors, cables, and adapters.

9-pin DE-9 console cable

This table lists the pinouts for a 9-pin DE-9 console cable that connects to the 9-pin serial port on your platform.
These platforms have a 9-pin serial port: BIG-IP® 1600/3600/3900/6900/8900/8950/11000/11050.
DE-9F pin
DE-9F signal
DE-9F pin
DE-9F signal
1, 6
DCD, DSR
4
DTR
2
RD
3
TD
3
TD
2
RD
4
DTR
6, 1
DSR, DCD
5
SGND
5
SGND
7
RTS
8
CTS
8
CTS
7
RTS
9
RI
9
RI

RJ45/DE-9 console cable

This table lists the pinouts for a RJ45/DE-9 console cable that connects to the RJ45 console port on your platform.
These platforms have an RJ45 console port: BIG-IP® 2000/4000/5000/7000/10000 Series, BIG-IP iSeries, and VIPRION® B2100/B2150/B2250/B4300/B4400 Series blades.
RJ45 pin
Signal
DE-9 pin
1
RTS
8
2
DTR
6
3
TX
2
4
GND
5
5
GND
5
6
RX
3
7
DSR
4
8
CTS
7

9-pin DE-9 failover cable

This table lists the pinouts for the 9-pin DE-9 failover cable that you can use to connect platforms for failover purposes.
These platforms have a 9-pin serial port: BIG-IP® 1600/3600/3900/6900/8900/8950/11000/11050 and VIPRION® B4100/B4200 Series blades.
DE-9F pin
DE-9F signal
DE-9F pin
DE-9F signal
4
DTR
6
DSR
5
SG
5
SG
6
DSR
4
DTR
7
RTS
8
CTS
8
CTS
7
RTS

RJ45 failover cable

This table lists the pinouts for the RJ45 failover cable that you can use to connect platforms for failover purposes.
These platforms have an RJ45 port: BIG-IP® 2000/4000/5000/7000/10000/12000 and iSeries.
RJ45 pin
RJ45 signal
RJ45 pin
RJ45 signal
1
RTS
3
CTS
2
DTR
6
DSR
3
CTS
1
RTS
6
DSR
2
DTR
5
GND
5
GND
4
GND
4
GND
7
TXD
8
RXD
8
RXD
7
TXD

RJ45M/RJ45F rolled adapter

This table lists the pinouts for the RJ45M/RJ45F rolled adapter that connects to the RJ45 console port on your platform.
These platforms have an RJ45 console port: BIG-IP® 2000/4000/5000/7000/10000 Series, iSeries, and VIPRION® B2100/B2150/B2250/B4300/B4400 Series blades.
RJ45M pin
RJ45F pin
1
8
2
7
3
6
4
5
5
4
6
3
7
2
8
1