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How do find client machines that are plugged into managed switches ?


I have a bunch of managed switches on my network. I can see from my management software that a bunch of the client machines on my network have auto negotiated at less than ideal speed/duplex. my question is how do i go about tracking down these machines ? i can identify the port on the switch but how do i then map that to a machine on my network ??   any help would be greatly appreciated !!
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You should be able to determine the MAC address of the node attached to a particular port on your switch.  From there perhaps an IP scan (Angry IP) of your network to match IPs with MACs?  Just one thought.  Perhaps not the most efficient, though.
if the switches have a GUI .. it will be a very easy job .. use the MAC address to find that machine.
chaz21Author Commented:
thank you for the responses i will try out both these tactics and report back
chaz21Author Commented:
thanks for the input this helped me track down those machines !
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