Switch Port

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May 29th, 2007

The thing is that some servers here have 2 network adapters (they call RIB Adapter) involving only 1 IP Address connected in 2 cables and 2 ports of the swiches. It is very hard to identify which port those cables are connected on the switch. Anyone knows how to do it and make sure the right port ?

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fabiano_ml Thu, 05/31/2007 - 14:25

Thank you Krisztian for answered. But the problem is that there is only 1 IP Address and MAC, I'm able to find de MAC-Address and can find one port, but there is another cable because there are 2 network adpater on the server connecting in two different port on the switch, but with only 1 IP Address.

oj88 Thu, 05/31/2007 - 16:27

It appears that you're looking at the arp table (sh arp), wherein the results provides you which mac address is bound to which IP address.

You should be looking at the mac-address-table on the switch (sh mac-address-table). This shows you which mac addresses are learned from which switchport.


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