Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.

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 last published in November 2003

Dig Deeper on Network Management Software, Tools and Utilities

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Join the conversation

1 comment

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

The arp & nbtstat are all shown the logical information.
It is not related to the port of switch.
So, I still don't know how to find the solution.