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Re: routing sniffed traffic

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Thu Oct 07 16:45:51 2004

Hi Peter,
 if you are feeding this into a switch you should be able to switch it just like 
the real traffic.. ie plug your fibers into gbics on whatever switch you want to 
use, i dont see any special requirements for this application

Steve

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Patrick Arguello wrote:

> 
> In my datacenter, I have three Gig links coming in
> that I am sniffing using passive taps.  What I want to
> do is feed these links into a layer 3 switch so that I
> can have them sent to different packet analysis boxes
> by destination address or packet types or ports.  What
> should I look for in a switch for such a use --
> something that can take in sniffed traffic on fiber
> gig links and parcel them out to different servers on
> copper gig links based on routing rules.  
> 
> Please email me your recommendation or suggestion
> directly and I will summarize what I find out for the
> list.  
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Patrick A.
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