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Console Cable for 2524

 
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Console Cable for 2524

Hi. I losed the cable to connect my procurve 2524 switch to the serial port of my computer. Does a standad serial cable works to connect to hyperterminal? Do i need a specific cable? which? lot of thanks.
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Honored Contributor

Re: Console Cable for 2524

i believe it is a standard ethernet cable.like rj45.though i am not certain.
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Trusted Contributor

Re: Console Cable for 2524

This is the description from HP Partsurfer:

5184-1894, RS-232C serial cable - 9 pin (F) to 9 pin (F) - 2.5m (8.2ft) long - Connects a terminal or computer to the console port
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Re: Console Cable for 2524


You can use any console cable that comes with any HP ProCurve switch, if some netadmin you know has and is willing to help you.
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Re: Console Cable for 2524

The cable is a standard DB9(F) - DB9(F) nullmodem so you can buy a cheap one from your local datastore.

Null-modem cables is a cable connecting following pins:

1---7
7---1
2---3
3---2
4-6,8
6,8-4
5---5
G---G