[nsp] Using router or switch to detect "other" switches.

Matthew Crocker matthew at crocker.com
Thu Feb 5 10:02:42 EST 2004

If the switches are all part of the same network they should show up in 
the STP table.  Try running a packet sniffer looking for STP packets


On Feb 5, 2004, at 9:26 AM, Chapman, Matt wrote:

> Is it possible to do rogue detection of switches that are not cisco
> similar to how you can use the Cisco Aeronets to detect rogue Access
> Points?
> We are in a fight to find and replace those pesky little Netgear
> switches that so many people are using to get around pulling a wire or
> even using a cisco 2940.
> Thanks,
> -- Matt Chapman
> Matt Chapman
> Network Engineer
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