The ranting of an IT Professional:

port spanning


August 20, 2009  1:44 PM

Procurves and bi-directional port mirroring

Posted by: Jason Tramer
bi-directional, Cisco, egress, HP, ingress, Linksys, port mirroring, port spanning

Now I am just go to prefix this critique with the following, I have never designed a switch or am not aware of the total cost to add features to a switch. That being said I have a question for HP, would it really cost that much more to put bi-directional port mirroring into your switches instead of...

August 14, 2009  8:55 PM

Setting up Websense on a Virtual machine

Posted by: Jason Tramer
ESX, port mirroring, port spanning, promiscous, virtual machine, VM, vmware, vSwitch, websense

Ok so I was setting up a Websense VM in standalone mode and there are a few things that you need to do to make this work. So, part of a Websense implementation includes setting up port spanning/mirroring on a port that connects to you monitor NIC so that it recieves all the traffic from your...


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