As there is no VLAN defined, if a workstation and a server connected on the same switch are talking, will i be able to monitor this traffic even if there is no reason for this data to be trasmitted to the secon switch?
No, not if the IDS is on the other switch. Once the MAC address is learned for each device and associated to their respective ports the traffic will only be forwarded there, you would have to span on that particular switch as well for local traffic.
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...