Connecting to the console port


  • A switch installed as described in its hardware installation guide.
  • A computer with terminal emulation software.
  • A JL448A Aruba X2 C2 RJ45 to DB9 console cable.


  1. Connect the console port on the switch to the serial port on the computer using a console cable.
  2. Start the terminal emulation software on the computer and configure a new serial session with the following settings:
    • Speed: 115200 bps
    • Data bits: 8
    • Stop bits: 1
    • Parity: None
    • Flow control: None
  3. Start the terminal emulation session.
  4. Press Enter once. If the connection is successful, you are prompted to login.