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Is there a tool that will scan our switches to tell what port on what switch a workstation is plugge

I'm having difficulty trying to find workstations on the network. Is there a tool that will scan all the switches and tell us what port on what switch a workstation is plugged into?
You can use inverse ARP. Use a show arp (including mac address) and nbtstat –a to get the name of machines. Now matching the IP address and from show arp you can match which machine is plugged on what port.
This was first published in November 2003

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