Use this cable between two DTE devices (for instance two computers).
25 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to Computer 1.
25 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to Computer 2.
|D-Sub 1||D-Sub 2|
|Receive Data||3||2||Transmit Data|
|Transmit Data||2||3||Receive Data|
|Data Terminal Ready||20||6+8||Data Set Ready + Carrier Detect|
|System Ground||7||7||System Ground|
|Data Set Ready + Carrier Detect||6+8||20||Data Terminal Ready|
|Request to Send||4||5||Clear to Send|
|Clear to Send||5||4||Request to Send|
Note: DSR & CD are jumpered to fool the programs to think that they are online.