tracking available switch ports

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steve.busby Tue, 10/16/2007 - 21:09
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Matt,


I use NetMRI (www.netcordia.com) to track switchports. For example it can tell me ports with multiple MAC addresses, unused down ports, and unused up ports.


HTH

Steve

jedavis Wed, 10/17/2007 - 14:18
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If you have Ciscoworks, you can do this with User Tracking reports. I run user tracking for a location, then export it to MS Excel. From there I can sort it by device and port. I also bump the MAC up against another Excel spreadsheet containing the IEEE OUI assignments so that the report includes the NIC mfg. of each device seen on the network.

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