does a non managed switch have an IP address

Posted on 2013-11-28
Last Modified: 2013-11-28
does a non managed switch have an IP address? If so how do I find it?
Question by:J.R. Sitman
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by:Dave Baldwin
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I have 6 'regular' switches here from 5 to 16 ports and none of them have IP addresses.  Not really needed since there are no options to set or get.
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Ernie Beek earned 250 total points
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Very simple: no.

It's not manageable and not layer 3 for that matter.  Non manageable switches just keep arp tables for fast switching (simply put) and that's about it.

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by:J.R. Sitman
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That's what I figured
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by:Ernie Beek
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My pleasure, thx 4 the points :)
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by:Dave Baldwin
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You're welcome, glad to help.

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