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Mac address from Layer 3 Switch



Would like to know if there is a way to collect the arp entry (mac address) from Layer 3 Switch ?

mac-address network prtg

Created on Mar 12, 2018 3:25:34 PM

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Hi there,

Unfortunately, there is no specific sensor for it so currently this is not possible. There currently also no plans to implement such a feature.

Maybe you can build a custom script which retrieves your desired values?

Best regards.

Created on Mar 13, 2018 9:02:06 AM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]

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