marcabal Tue, 01/20/2009 - 07:32
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Each interface has a limit of around 255 inline vlan pairs. The IDSM-2 has 2 monitoring interfaces, and so has an upport limit of around 510 inline vlan pairs.


I wouldn't recommend using near that many.


The biggest limiting factors you are going to face is performance, and number of virtual sensors.


From a performance perspective the IDSM-2 is limited to around 500 Mbps regardless of how many inline vlan pairs are used.


The IDSM-2 is also limited to only 4 virtual sensors. So you can only have 4 sets of signature settings, and 4 sets of filters. So the 510 inline vlan pairs would have to be grouped within these 4 virtual sensors.


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