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How to use the micro-USB to USB console cable with a Windows host

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Applies to

  • Windows 7 host
  • Windows 10 host


  • NetApp controllers are equipped with an internal console micro USB serial port
  • Either a standard USB A to micro USB B can be used or NetApp cable with part number X-26009-00, X65420, or 112-00508
  • The embedded serial port in the controller provides the logic, the cable is more of an extension to the serial port
  • This procedure identifies how to connect a USB-equipped Windows host to the serial port on the NetApp controller


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