Catalyst 2950 , Mac Spoof protection

Posted on 2009-04-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I just bought a new cisco  catalyst 2950 and i wonder i can i activate , if not so, the mac spoof protection or arp poison protection ?
I Dont know the IOS version for now and how can i figure the Manage IP ?
Question by:netwhw
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    That is a good article on the various layer 2 security features of cisco switches.

    As for the management IP, you can either console into the device (with the password, if set) and view the configuration which will reveal the IP or set up a wiresniffer to attempt to figure it out.

    Author Comment

    This is indeed a excelent article, i will surelly use it !
    My Catalyst has no management IP yet, so i will have to use the console cabe for sure ?
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    yes, you will need to go in there and configure it. by default, it doesn't have one.

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    The article clearify the question about mac spoof , arp poisoning protection

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