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

Buhrmaster, Gary gtb at SLAC.Stanford.EDU
Thu Feb 5 10:44:32 EST 2004

While it is not perfect (nothing is), if your
"central" switches are managed/manageable, one 
can look for end user ports with multiple mac 
address associations (using regular SNMP 
polling), and then go out and discuss with the 
user your preferred implementation of 
additional ports.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chapman, Matt [mailto:chapmam2 at ocps.k12.fl.us]
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 6:26 AM
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> Cc: Sagon, Keith
> Subject: [nsp] Using router or switch to detect "other" switches.
> 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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