Tag Archives: switch

Cisco logging shows uptime instead of timestamp

On some cisco devices when you are connected to the console or view the logfile (show logging) you get an output with the uptime of your device. For example: 1y35w: %LINK-3-UPDOWN: Interface GigabitEthernet2/0/4, changed state to up This switch has been up for 1 year and 35 weeks. Your config propably set like: service timestamps debug uptime service timestamps log …

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Find your devices on a Cisco switched network

A quick note about finding your devices wich are connected to one of your cisco switches. I always start on the main switch (core) to find the device. Commands used: ping show arp show cdp-neighbours show cdp-neighbours detail show mac address-table Solution: First we have to ping the device to get an arp entry. #ping Type escape sequence to …

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