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Why am I getting multicast traffic on a switch port connected to printer.?

Switch port is  also having storm control setting enabled.

interface FastEthernet3/0/19

switchport access vlan 113

switchport port-security aging time 1

switchport port-security violation restrict

srr-queue bandwidth share 10 10 60 20

srr-queue bandwidth shape  10  0  0  0

auto qos voip trust

no mdix auto

storm-control broadcast level 50.00

storm-control multicast level 50.00

no cdp enable

spanning-tree portfast

spanning-tree bpduguard enable

service-policy input Scavenger

end

FastEthernet3/0/19 is up, line protocol is up (connected)

  Hardware is Fast Ethernet, address is 001b.d4de.e695 (bia 001b.d4de.e695)

  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 100000 Kbit, DLY 100 usec,

     reliability 255/255, txload 1/255, rxload 1/255

  Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set

  Keepalive set (10 sec)

  Full-duplex, 100Mb/s, media type is 10/100BaseTX

  input flow-control is off, output flow-control is unsupported

  ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout 04:00:00

  Last input never, output 00:00:01, output hang never

  Last clearing of "show interface" counters never

  Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0

  Queueing strategy: fifo

  Output queue: 0/40 (size/max)

  5 minute input rate 0 bits/sec, 0 packets/sec

  5 minute output rate 1000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec

     178771960 packets input, 18064708007 bytes, 0 no buffer

     Received 24038361 broadcasts (0 multicasts)

     0 runts, 0 giants, 0 throttles

     3 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored

     0 watchdog, 467644 multicast, 0 pause input

     0 input packets with dribble condition detected

     718239726 packets output, 263602706153 bytes, 0 underruns

     0 output errors, 0 collisions, 1 interface resets

     0 babbles, 0 late collision, 0 deferred

     0 lost carrier, 0 no carrier, 0 PAUSE output

     0 output buffer failures, 0 output buffers swapped out

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I am getting

Certain Printers have discovery feature which sends multicast. Network Scanning etc etc.

Thats the reason you are seeing multicast packets in there.

Thanks

Vivek

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I am getting

Certain Printers have discovery feature which sends multicast. Network Scanning etc etc.

Thats the reason you are seeing multicast packets in there.

Thanks

Vivek

*Please rate helpful Posts

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I am getting

Thank you, Vivek G

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