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Displaying a Switching Table

Posted on 2004-08-27
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Is there an easy way to display a switching table? I need to map each port of our switches. Instead of tracing wires around using a cable testing device, I thought there may be a way to get MAC address information from the switch itself. We use HP Procurve 2626, HP Procurve 2724, HP J3202A, and D-Link DSH16 switches. Thanks for any help...
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by:pseudocyber
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On a Nortel box (passport 8600) it's >show vlan info fdb-entry (vlanid).  It's probably something very similar.
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by:MarkDozier
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for the 2600 series Procurve look in this llink. there is a section that tells you exactlly what you are asking for. I would think it would be similar on the other HP switches.

http://www.hp.com/rnd/support/manuals/4108gl.htm
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by:dannyhofmeyer
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Thank you for your comments -
This is a very simple network - we do not use vlans - I will try all suggestions -
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http://solarwinds.net/Tools/Network_Discovery/Switch_Port_Mapper/index.htm

This has worked for me in the past.  I would use it and do a print screen to document it.  Your switch has to have SNMP enabled.
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