monitor ports on 2 switches with 1 port analyzer

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Mar 27th, 2009
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I've got 2 servers, connected to 2 Cat 6509 individually. I want to monitor both ports with 1 port analyzer (WireShark). if I connect WireShark to one of the switches, and configure 1 SPAN + 1 RSPAN, I can't assign 1 destination port for 2 SPAN/RSPAN sessions. Should I introduce the third switch, and connect WireShark on it?


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Mohamad Qayoom Fri, 03/27/2009 - 13:12
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Are these servers in the same VLAN? If so, did you try to monitor the VLAN they are in?



xiaoliangyue Fri, 03/27/2009 - 13:17
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no, in different vlan. Even if they are in same vlan, since they are connected to different switches, Monitoring the Vlan still doesn't work, I think.



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