Static IP addresses

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Aug 25th, 2008


Need a help currently we are providing consultancy in a university network is there any way that I can findout the machines that are using static ip addresses and the switches that are without ip addresses

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satish_zanjurne Mon, 08/25/2008 - 21:06

Hi For DHCP ,

1.If you have access to DHCP server, find out the scope of DHCP IP address range.

2.Once you know the range, use free tool Angry IP Scanner to find which machines in this IP Range are Up.


For switches you need to have this info available in documentation, if you don't have access to Network Devices.

faisal_ghaus Mon, 08/25/2008 - 21:11


Thanks for the reply

I know the network range I have access to the DHCP server due to mismanagement the ranges and static ip addresses conflict that causes connectivity problems .

Is there a way where port of switch automatically disables where conflict occur

satish_zanjurne Tue, 08/26/2008 - 01:15

There is no command to do this..

All port blocking security features on switch are based on MAC address.


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