[Novalug] F.C. 1 -- the ethernet cable goes where ?

greg pryzby greg@pryzby.org
Fri Dec 2 14:33:57 EST 2016


Cross-overs are a thing of the past.

On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 1:50 PM Walt Smith via Novalug <
novalug@firemountain.net> wrote:

>
>
> Hi,
>
> What is each end, or connection of box
> or box, at each end of an ethernet cable called ?
>
> I mean, is there some generally used name so
> one can know which cable to use ?
>
> Some boxes use straight thru eth cable and
> some use a crossover cable.
>
> example:  In telecom days of serial RS-232,
> devices were either DTE or DCE equipment
> where if crossed,  it was based on  pins 2 and 3.
>
> Today, the connections on the boxes are labled
> LAN, WAN, WLAN, Modem, UpLink, ethernet,
> and the boxes are called  host, switch, managed
> switch,  router, hub, modem, AccessPoint,
> AccessPoint with 4 post  switch, bridge, gateway,
> repeater....
>
>
> Walt . . . .
>
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