Unable to Monitor Client Details with Wired 2300 Series Swtiches

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We currently have pretty much zero practical visibility into our 2300 series switches for 99% of our connected clients (other than Mac address).  We were recently told by a support agent at Aerohive that their wired switches can't offer this, but I'm almost certain that I asked this specific question during pre-sales investigations and was advised that wired and wireless captrued this data.  And, furthermore there is no documentation or disclosure in any online literature mentioning such a significant shortcoming.  

It's entirely possible, this is a configuration issue on our end.  We just haven't been able to find any documents on how to resolve.

Is there a way for us to show host name and OS in NG?  And, also to ensure we are monitoring application usage with wired clients (as we can with wireless)?    

Any direction here would be greatly appreciated.
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Jonathan Clancy

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Franco Gobbetti

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Jonathan, let me share my experience ( and talking about 2200 series): in the early days when Aerohive switches had their own OS all the info about connected clients were available and I had the opportunity to see the Connected Clients panel filled up with all you are asking for... but now that the switches host a different OS than in the past, those info are no longer available. The point is: will those info be available again in the future or after the change of OS we have to forget about it? Let's see if someone at Aerohive can clarify and give us some hope...
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