Building an RJ-45 Crossover Cable

This page provides pin out information for a crossover cable for the following:
  • Connecting two machines (only) via Ethernet without the use of a hub or switch
  • Connecting two CSU/DSU's back to back for testing Wide Area Network (WAN) configurations.

Cable Pin out:
    RJ-45        RJ-45
  Connector    Connector
    pin 1   ->   pin 4
    pin 2   ->   pin 5
    pin 4   ->   pin 1
    pin 5   ->   pin 2
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Others: 4.4.1-30

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