+ 1 Votes You could try... Sven2157 May 5, 2013 at 10:51am PST ... this suggestion on the Cisco Forums: EEM help with ethernet port shut down ... Hope that helps! ;-) + 0 Votes what switches are you using aroberts May 7, 2013 at 1:45am PST i've got HP switches and you can log on to the GUI via the ip address and then on the configuration device view tab it shows you what ports are disabled and it gives you the option enable the port. + 1 Votes The lady from... says leifnel May 5, 2013 at 8:04pm PST In the time you searched for this, you could have gotten somebody to disconnect and connect the cable a lot of times. Or just read the number on the patch panel. + 0 Votes Which port? jstinnett Updated - May 6, 2013 at 12:53am PST If you can telnet in to the Switch you could administratively shut down each port, one at a time, wait for a measure of time ........... for the phone to ring. Sooner or later you hear from the user you disconnected. No walking involved... Or if your enterprise is very organized, there may be a cut sheet listing all the port assignments for each switch, in which case, you just look it up. Most of us will tell you to take a walk to the client location, make a note of the receptacle that it's plugged in to, then walk to the IDF / switch, trace it it from the patch panel to the switch. That's the way Fred and Barney used to do it. + 0 Votes Solarwinds deway2 May 6, 2013 at 4:15am PST Solarwinds made a switch port mapper aplication. It uses dhcp dns and switch mac info to tell you which computer is on which port. Its been a good number of years since I;ve used it. + 0 Votes what switches are you using aroberts May 7, 2013 at 1:45am PST i've got HP switches and you can log on to the GUI via the ip address and then on the configuration device view tab it shows you what ports are disabled and it gives you the option enable the port.