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jstinnett

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...
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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.