troubleshooting Question

Identifying a rogue device

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I have inherited a network with multiple unmanaged switches that are uplinked in various parts of the building. I have experienced several issues with rogue student devices on the network causing a serious slow down and at times causing the firewall to become uncontactable.
Am I correct in thinking managed switches are the way to go or would they help me identify the rogue machine. At times its been a case of unplug everything while running a ping to the firewall and then one by one plug the cables back in!

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