Chapter 4. Cables and Connections

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Connecting a rollover cable to your router or switch

Using a USB cable to connect to your router or switch

Determining what your terminal settings should be

Understanding the setup of different LAN connections

Identifying different serial cable types

Determining which cable to use to connect your router or switch to another device

568A versus 568B cables

Connecting a Rollover Cable to Your Router or Switch

Figure 4-1 shows how to connect a rollover cable from your PC to a router or switch.

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Figure 4-1. Rollover Cable ...

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