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Re: Identifying Hosts [7:45795] posted 06/05/2002
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yeah - I was just surfing CCO in that area but the light descriptions aren't
saying much...............

Kevin

----- Original Message -----
From: "Clayton Dukes" 
To: "Kevin Wigle" ; 
Sent: Tuesday, 04 June, 2002 23:51
Subject: Re: Identifying Hosts [7:45795]


> Hi Kevin,
> Take a look at Cisco Info Center, it can do exactly what you are trying to
> accomplish using CIC/USMs (Usage Service Monitors)
>
>
> Clayton Dukes
> CCNA, CCDA, CCDP, CCNP, NCC
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin Wigle" 
> To: 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 10:55 PM
> Subject: Identifying Hosts [7:45795]
>
>
> > Dear Group,
> >
> > A large organization wants to begin a "user pay" cost recovery
accounting
> > method in an attempt to get proper funding for services the central IT
> > service support provider has delivered "free" for a long time.
> >
> > They would like to charge a "per port" fee which includes everything
they
> > provide rolled up.
> >
> > One of the interesting questions is how to identify that a host belongs
to
> a
> > certain level 1 organization.
> >
> > With proper naming standards something like:
> >
> > Collect a list of host names/MACs.  Such info can be easily collected
with
> > various tools.
> >
> > Port security would be turned on with a address list of 1 configured.
> >
> > Then permanent MAC addresses could be collected from the access
switches.
> >
> > Then a correlation made.......................
> >
> > A bit labour intensive - at least at first.
> >
> > Is there a product that can relate host name to Catalyst port that would
> > make this idea easier?
> >
> > Or other ideas??
> >
> > Kevin Wigle




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