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Ping to switch

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#1 hossainnet


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Posted 01 January 2017 - 10:11 PM

Hi everyone,

This is hossainnet new to this forum. 

How can I make sure of switch's IP/ MAC/ hostname in order to  PING to a switch from a laptop, connected with CAT-5, UTP cable?  Switch model : Allied telesis; X900-24XT ; Advanced L3. Thanks in advance.

Edited by hossainnet, 01 January 2017 - 11:45 PM.

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#2 Wand3r3r


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Posted 01 January 2017 - 11:31 PM

Might want to google for the switches manual

#3 toofarnorth


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Posted 02 January 2017 - 12:23 AM

if it is your switch then you can connect to it with a serial cable using the instructions on page 17 and outwards in this document


when you are logged in you can see the ip addresses by using the command "show running-config interface"
it will list all the ip addresses the switch has

if it belongs to someone else i would ask them if the switch is pingable

most likely it is locked down quite tightly, preventing anything the owner sees as unfit
ping might or might not be a part of the lockdown




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