Reading this tutorial you may learn how to find a computer on a switch port after mac or ip, command on a Cisco switch .
If you are a network engineer of you are using a large network you may want to find quickly a computer or another device after it’s mac address .
To do this you need to connect to the switch using putty or any other software that let’s you to create a telnet connection with the switch .
After you are connected you need to know the mac address of the device you want to find it .
Then type show mac-address-table | include 0000.0000.0000 or show mac address-table address 0000.0000.0000, replace 0000.0000.0000 with mac address of the device you want to find it
It should like this swi01#show mac-address-table | include 0000.0000.0000 or swi01#show mac address-table address 0000.0000.0000 .
The response should be :
Mac Address Table
Vlan Mac Address Type Ports
—- ———– ——– —–
50 0000.0000.0000 DYNAMIC Gi1/0/19
Total Mac Addresses for this criterion: 1
Hope this helps .