[SATLUG] OT: Looking for someone to ID a cisco cable

Vinny Huckaba satlug at vinny.us
Tue Dec 2 20:26:20 CST 2008


I have some AUI adapters lying around, and would be more than happy to give
you one. =)

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 6:10 PM, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I took a look at the Dynamips app that you talked about and it sounds
> really cool, however the wrench in the gears will be the IOS images.
> I couldn't even pretend having a Cisco contract much less afford one.
> :P
>
> Now all I need is an AUI adapter and I can start working on them.
>
> To FRY'S, BATMAN!
>
>
> FIRESTORM_v1
>
> On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Aaron Hackney
> <techgeeks at aaronhackney.com> wrote:
> > Dennis Myhand wrote:
> >>
> >> FIRESTORM_v1 wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Sorry about the OT post, but I know that there's someone on this list
> >>> that knows something about cisco.. :P
> >>>
> >>> I was able to score two Cisco routers from the goodwill computerworks
> >>> a few days ago for a test lab that I am setting up.  So far, I have a
> >>> Cisco 2501 and a Cisco 2507.
> >>>
> >>> Along for the ride are a pair of cables but for the life of me, I
> >>> don't know if these will allow me to hook the two routers together via
> >>> their serial ports.  I have googled the part number and have not been
> >>> able to discern anything towards accomplishing my goal.  The cables
> >>> have the high density serial port connector on each end, and both
> >>> cables have one plug that says DCE, the other says DTE.  Both cables
> >>> have the same part number (i think), CAB-FCMTXO-6  (that O could be a
> >>> zero, but I don't know.)
> >>>
> >>> If these cables won't allow me to connect Serial - Serial, can you
> >>> tell me what will work?
> >>>
> >>>
> >> Oh, yeah, they will let you connect the routers together serial-serial.
> >
> > Awesome find. You might want to play with the software solution as well.
> > Dynamips and the Gui front end GNS3. I teach an entire advanced routing
> > course with Dynamips.
> > -A
> >
> >
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