INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

CNA shows device as "Wireless Client" when it's not

CNA shows device as "Wireless Client" when it's not

(OP)
For the first time in a while I used CNA 5.6 and it showed a recently installed 2960S had an 'unknown device' attached to it and it had a long, what appeared to be a, serial number. I thought this was odd so I upgraded to CNA 6.1 and it now shows the long serial number but it shows it as a 'wireless client'. I do have a non-Cisco WiFi controller attached to this switch so I thought somehow it might have detected this. But clicking on this device shows that it has Device Type as PCM6348, an IP address and the hostname is the long serial number. I recognised the PCM6348 & IP address as the Dell switch that is in the Dell M1000e blade chassis to which the 2960S is connected, the serial number is the serial number of that 6348 switch.

Any ideas why CNA would be detecting a Dell switch as a 'wirelesss client'?

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close