Solved

MAC Address

Posted on 2013-01-07
6
675 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-09
How to dump the MAC address of devices attached to the Cisco Switch ?

Is it possible to obtain the MAC address on Window XP if I have the IP address of some devices ?

Thansk
0
Comment
Question by:AXISHK
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Shaik M. Sajid earned 167 total points
ID: 38753472
yes

arp -a x.x.x.x   (x.x.x.x is the ip address of the device) any device it'll work..

even ther is a tool free download from the following link

http://www.colasoft.com/mac_scanner/

all the best
0
 
LVL 18

Assisted Solution

by:Akinsd
Akinsd earned 167 total points
ID: 38753489
Note that arp -a only grabs MAC address within the same broadcast domain. Arp uses broadcast and would not traverse routers.
If your Network is 192.168.1.0/24, arp-a would only give you Mac addresses of devices your computer communicated with.

If a device is in the same subnet on your computer and arp -a command does not pull the MAC address, ping that IP address and run arp -a again

All the best
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:wdfdo1986
wdfdo1986 earned 166 total points
ID: 38753528
not sure what is the problem is
however run command prompt and type "ipconfig -all" and hit enter then it will list down all the details of all network interfaces.
Hope this solves the problem
0
SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Akinsd
ID: 38753538
For a list of all the MAC Addresses attached to a switch and the ports attached on.

Run
show mac address-table
on the switch
0
 

Author Comment

by:AXISHK
ID: 38753567
So, there is not way to tell the mac address on the other subnet on a server that could communicate with other subnet, correct ?

Thanks
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Akinsd
ID: 38753579
Correct
Unless you manage the switch on the other subnet, then you can grab the mac on its local switch
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For many of us, the  holiday season kindles the natural urge to give back to our friends, family members and communities. While it's easy for friends to notice the impact of such deeds, understanding the contributions of businesses and enterprises i…
I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question