[c-nsp] ASR920 "console" port....ugh

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Sat Jan 16 04:33:18 EST 2016

Cheers Nathan...sane logic appears to have alluded the team responsible for some of these choices.... 

From: Nathan Ward <cisco-nsp at daork.net>
Sent: Saturday, 16 January 2016 8:11 PM
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Subject: Re: [c-nsp] ASR920 "console" port....ugh

> On 16/01/2016, at 22:03, CiscoNSP List <CiscoNSP_list at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Nathan - I really question Cisco's thought process....what was "wrong" with the traditional style RJ45 console port?  Took up too much realestate??
> We have rack kits for them, but Ive only just unpacked 2, found the fun console ports, got that working, and upgraded XE on them both....havent installed rack kits yet, but thanks for the heads up....can they still be racked on top of each other, or does the rack kit cause issues?

Caused issues for me, yeah.

Here’s a pic:


Those folded bits are so it can sit flat when in wall mount mode, but they make it taller than 1RU. Pretty stupid.

Nathan Ward

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