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GS105v5 behind GS108v2 not discovered

dsnpevl
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GS105v5 behind GS108v2 not discovered

I working with a NetGear GS105v5 that sits behind a GS108Tv2 (5.4.2.36). Devices behind the GS105 work fine, so the connection isn't a problem. But I want to find the IP of the GS105, so I can browse the admin page. When I run the Netgear Switch Discovery Tool from a computer connected to the GS108T, only the GS108T is found, but not the GS105. Also tried the Smart Control Center, with the same result.

Does anyone have an idea why this is happening and how it can be fixed?
Or any alternatives how I can find the GS105 IP?

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dsnpevl
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Re: GS105v5 behind GS108v2 not discovered

Needed to brush up on my network knowledge a bit. On https://community.netgear.com/t5/Plus-and-Smart-Switches-Forum/Managed-vs-Unmanaged-Switch-What-is-a...

it states "Unmanaged Switch: Unmanaged switches are easy to set up and offer simple connectivity with no need for management". And on https://www.netgear.com/support/product/gs105v5 it states: "GS105v5 — 5 Port Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switch". So, I'm assuming that the GS105v5 is an unmanged switch and as such doesn't provide a web interface and can't be detected by the different discovery tools.

Does that also mean that the GS105v5 doesn't have a (visible) IP address?

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dsnpevl
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Re: GS105v5 behind GS108v2 not discovered

Needed to brush up on my network knowledge a bit. On https://community.netgear.com/t5/Plus-and-Smart-Switches-Forum/Managed-vs-Unmanaged-Switch-What-is-a...

it states "Unmanaged Switch: Unmanaged switches are easy to set up and offer simple connectivity with no need for management". And on https://www.netgear.com/support/product/gs105v5 it states: "GS105v5 — 5 Port Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switch". So, I'm assuming that the GS105v5 is an unmanged switch and as such doesn't provide a web interface and can't be detected by the different discovery tools.

Does that also mean that the GS105v5 doesn't have a (visible) IP address?

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schumaku
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Re: GS105v5 behind GS108v2 not discovered

Perfectly correct - there is neither a L3 IP address, nor a L2 MAC address on such an an unmanaged switch.

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