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Methods used by Switch Port Mapper to report basic connection information

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Created by Chris Foley, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article provides information on what OIDs are used for to provide connection information.


  • All Toolset versions 
  • All Windows versions


Get BRIDGE (MAC to Port) information: 

  • Cisco: dot1dTpFdbTable (
  • Non-Cisco: dot1qTpFdbTable (


Get Interface information:

  • ifTable:


Link the port indexes with the Interface indexes:

  • dot1dBaseportTable:


Get ARP (MAC to IP) table

  • ipNetToMediaEntry:
  • ipNetToPhysicalTable:


Link the IP addresses to the Ports by cross-referrencing the MACs between the Bridge information and the ARP information.



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