Useful Cisco Switch Commands

Useful Cisco Switch Commands

Login to the a Cisco Switch using your credentials via Putty or any SSH Client.

Command: show interface status
Shows description, connected/not-connected, assigned VLAN

Command: show interface [port number]
Shows detailed statistics for an individual port i.e. Gi0/0/1

Command: show mac address | include [last 4 of computer’s MAC address]
Used to locate which port on the switch a device is connected to

Command: show ip arp | include [ip address]
Use to find the MAC address associated with an IP prior to using "show mac address"