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Network Switch Documentation Tool

Audit the configuration of your network switches

Automatically document network switch configuration and connected devices with the network documentation tool XIA Configuration.

  • Detect network switches through broadcast or via a network range
  • Locate incorrectly configured port and duplex settings
  • Determine what devices are or were connected to a specific switch port
  • Audit the manufacturers and models currently in use
Please visit this page for a step by step guide on how to document a network.

All of XIA Configuration's features are supported when documenting network switches, including version control, PDF output, reporting, change tracking & item comparison, XML output, agentless data collection, and more.

Network Switch Documentation Example

View an example network switch document generated by XIA Configuration:

Network switch documentation sample generated by XIA Configuration (click to open)
Network switch documentation sample generated by XIA Configuration (click to open)

Network Switches

XIA Configuration documents network switches from various manufacturers that support SNMP management. To understand the capabilities of your network equipment, refer to the documentation provided by your switch manufacturer.

The following information can be obtained from all switch manufacturers:

  • Switch Name
  • Description
  • ARP cache
  • Ports
  • IP addresses
  • Base MAC address
  • Routing table

Dependant on the capabilities of the switch, the following information may also be available:

  • Serial number
  • Model
  • Firmware
  • Software Version
  • Port speed, duplex and flow control
  • Asset Tag
  • Product Number / Service Tag
  • Stacking information
Screenshot of network switch general information in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of network switch general information in the XIA Configuration web interface

Connected Devices

Easily check the devices connected to the ports of a network switch.

Screenshot of the devices connected to a network switch
Screenshot of the devices connected to a network switch

Relationship Map

XIA Configuration automatically generates a relationship map showing connected devices, support contracts, and the container in which the switch resides.

Screenshot showing a network switch relationship map in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing a network switch relationship map in the XIA Configuration web interface

Network Switch Port Configuration

Dependant on the network switch manufacturer and model, XIA Configuration can automatically obtain detailed information about the port configuration of a network switch.

Screenshot of network switch port configuration in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of network switch port configuration in the XIA Configuration web interface

Network Switch Detection

Using the industry standard SNMP protocol, XIA Configuration can detect and document network switches through broadcast or via a network range.

Screenshot of the Network Device Search Scan Task within the XIA Configuration Client
Screenshot of the Network Device Search Scan Task within the XIA Configuration Client

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