MAC filtering in a Catalyst 2960 ?

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Apr 9th, 2010

Hi all !

I have the opportunity to buy either a Catalyst 2960 WS-C2960-24-S or a WS-C2960-24TC-S.

Does any of these two models support simple MAC-fitering, just as can be found in simple home routers (allow/deny lists) ?

I just want to allow one specific MAC address per port, and also a list of denied MAC addresses for ports that are not locked to a specific MAC.

Cheers & TIA !

/Mathias

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Correct Answer by Collin Clark about 6 years 9 months ago

Both switches can allow a single MAC. It uses port security and there are a myriad of options to configure. Logged MACs would show up in the logs/syslog of the switch. Check the link for additional info.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2960/software/release/12.2_46_se/configuration/guide/swtrafc.html#wp1038501

Hope it helps.

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MathiasTh Fri, 04/09/2010 - 08:11

Excellent !

Thanks for the fast reply Collin.

Cheers !

/Mathias

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