Finding the IP address of a Dell 3448P switch
Posted on 2008-06-25
I am trying to find the ip address of our Dell 3448P switches. My overall goal is to monitor bandwidth between our primary location and a secondary location, connected by line of sight dishes. We have IP phones made by Nortel, and some users at the secondary location have been complaining of intermittent static/noise/echo on the line. The ethernet cable goes into the phone, then to the user's computer. I have read that there is a web GUI that should be able to help me with this, but I do not know the ip address of said switches. I have used Dell's network sniffing tool, but it does not detect any of the switches I am trying to access. They were installed before I was hired, but the general consensus in the department is that they were installed right out of the box, with only default settings. I have logged into each switch via HyperTerm, but I am kind of at a loss. I believe I have enabled QOS but cannot be completely sure. I have ran the enable --> configure --> qos. So my first question is, how can I find the ip address of the switch so that I can log into this web GUI I have been reading so much about? My second question is, is there a built-in utility to monotor network traffic and see if we are using all available bandwidth between these two location? Thanks in advance...