Determine which port servers/clients are plugged into

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Jun 29th, 2007
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On a new Catalyst 6509 running IOS is there a way to tell which port a particular server or client is plugged into? (Without tracing patch cables)


I have done this on old switch gear with ARP and/or CAM tables. Does not appear to be the same on this new switch.


Thanks.

Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 9 years 11 months ago

Hi


if you know the mac-address already


1) sh mac-address-table address "mac address"


If you need the IP address of the server first


1) sh arp | include "IP address".


from this you get the mac-address


2) as above.


HTH


Jon

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Jon Marshall Fri, 06/29/2007 - 06:55
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Hi


if you know the mac-address already


1) sh mac-address-table address "mac address"


If you need the IP address of the server first


1) sh arp | include "IP address".


from this you get the mac-address


2) as above.


HTH


Jon

Jon Marshall Tue, 07/03/2007 - 23:03
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Glad to be of help :-)

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