[CentOS] One for the Cisco experts...

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 18:42:12 UTC 2009


Sean Carolan wrote:
> I have a Cisco 6509 switch that I'm monitoring with SNMP from a
> CentOS5 machine.  SNMP polls are the only access I have to this
> device, we are not allowed to log on via telnet.
> 
> How can I find out which port on the switch a particular server is
> connected to?  I was hoping that this is somehow possible using the
> mac address and the data gathered from snmpwalk/snmpget requests but
> I'm not having much luck.  How would you tackle this problem?

Uncomment the Linkd service in service-configuration.xml.  Then, at 
least if the connected device is also monitored the 'View Node Link 
Detailed Info' link on the node screen will show the connected device.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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