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connecting two routers back to back...

connecting two routers back to back...

connecting two routers back to back...

Hi, i'd like to know of a way to connect a cisco 2500 to a cisco 4500, back to back...
  Any other way besides using the AUX...
  Any ideas??  Thanks...

I have not failed; I have merely found 100,000 different ways of not succeding...

RE: connecting two routers back to back...

Depending on what interfaces the 4500 and which model of the 2500 series you have one of the following should work.

Method 1

If each router has a serial interface connect them via serial cables.  Make sure they are of the same EIA standard (ex. RS-232, V.35).  One needs to be DCE and the other DTE.  On the config make sure the DCE side is supplying clock.

Method 2

If each router has an ethernet port connect them via a crossover cable.


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