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Unable to locate Netgear SmartGear switch on network

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Carlo1973

I tried that today, as it seemed like a good place to start.
However I disconnected the Ethernet cable patching the router to the switch, then pulled the power out from the switch. Started wireshark's scan and plugged the power in. What I was expecting to see was the router broadcasting out to obtain an IP address from DHCP prior to assigning itself an IP. However I saw nothing of the sort unfortunately. I'll try again with a router connected, issuing DHCP, but not connected to the internet to see if I can find something new.

Arp -a just showed me my laptop trying to retrieve a dhcp address through the wired network.