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How to connect two routers via serial interface

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Hi have to routers want to connect them via serial interface for testing lap
Please advise what cable I must buy.

Router 1
Cisco 1841 WIC 1T

Router 2
Cisco 2600 WIC 2T
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Hi

Is it for cisco labs? Buy a cable with one end as DTE (data terminal equipment) and the other end DCE

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1Meter-Cisco-Back-Back-DB60-Crossover-Cable-DCE-DTE-/330494096219?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item4cf2fbb35b

Search for DCE DTE cable on ebay and in most cases D60 will do check the router series and buy the right one. Good Luck

Hope this helps
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So basically I need to buy a CAB-X21 MT and a CAB-X21 FC cable

To connect the two routers
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sorry I didnt see the specification of the wic cards

You need a cable with one end DTE and the other DCE look at the type ofwith one end connecting to wic 1t and the other end to wic 2t

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/CISCO-WIC-2T-DB60-DTE-SS-DCE-CABLE-/180576727861?pt=UK_Computing_Networking_SM&hash=item2a0b363335

look at this i think this is the one you might need
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So basically I need to buy a CAB-X21 MT and a CAB-X21 FC cable
 are these physically compatible because 1 end is DB15 i am not sure
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