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Secure switch to switch connection

Hi,

Does any one knows a way to secure switch to switch connection.

Doesn't matter if it is a trunk or access port, The only thing that is important is that if the other side is not a switch than the port needs to be shutdown or block the traffic.

Thanks in advance.

Arik

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VIP Purple

Secure switch to switch connection

May be :

1. You can use the port security ..and stick the mac address of the switch on another switch.

(config-if)# switchport port-security

(config-if)# switchport port-security maximum 1 [1 is default]

(config-if)# switchport port-security violation shutdown [shutdown is default]

(config-if)# switchport port-security mac-address

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Secure switch to switch connection

But if there are many stations on one switch that want to pass the port they will be blocked because only one mac is allowed.

VIP Purple

Secure switch to switch connection

yes.....it will allow only 1 mac address ........

Really good question:)

Then its very hard to find other solution ...because I never heard about this kind of security between two switches...except normal password...ssh or telnet.

Regards

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