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    There is a switch in this building that doesn't have a console port and we don't have a listing of it's IP address which is making it very difficult to manage it in any way. This particular switch is routing from another switch and while I can find a list of MAC addresses for this port, I can't get the IPs so I can identify the switch.


    I think that all makes sense


    Any ideas?

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    What make and model is the switch in question?

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    There are often tools released by the vendors of the switches that will broadcast over the network and return a list of all of the switches of that brand on the network and their current ips. Might be worth a try.

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    Angry IP scanner can be configured to scan a range of IPs and return the mac addresses.

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    If its HP you can use 'procurve manager' to search via MAC and it'll return IP, name, plus the switch and port number its plugged into.

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    It's an HP Procurve 2124, I've downloaded the PCM and will give it a try once I work out how to use it properly

    Thanks for all the replies, I'll let you know how it turns out.

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