Console breakout cable

Use this information for details about the console breakout cable.

Use the console breakout cable to connect external I/O devices to the compute node. The console breakout cable connects through the KVM connector (see Compute node controls, connectors, and LEDs). The console breakout cable has connectors for a display device (video), two USB connectors for a USB keyboard and mouse, and a serial interface connector.

The following illustration identifies the connectors and components on the console breakout cable.

Graphic illustrating console breakout cable