Re: Use of Taps for IDSFrom: roy lo (email@example.com)
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Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 09:29:10 -0800 From: roy lo <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "'email@example.com '" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
No, not all switch has port mirroring.
(forwards packets to a given port based on the packet's address = port
Technically speaking, switches doesn't necessarily have functions such
port mirroring. And alot of those cheaper ones don't.
so it is like:
Black Horse = Horse
Horse != Black Horse
Greg Shipley wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Reidy, Patrick wrote:
>>A switching hub (short for port-switching hub) is a device that forwards
>>packets to a given port based on the packet's address. Unlike normal hubs
>>that rebroadcast all packets to all ports. Since switching hubs forward each
>>packet only to the needed port, they are a lot faster. They work on the
>>network address (ip) and not the mac address (like a switch).
> Uh, yeah, that's just a switch, no?