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How do you do a capture on Cisco switch that is connected to a server that is remotely connected to PC using Wireshark? I cannot put Wireshark on the server but would like to (if possible) do the capture from a PC remotely connected to that server instead. I'm new to this. Bear with me.

asked 24 Nov '14, 18:05

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You may want to read for starters to see how capture setups are usually set up.

What you can do additionally is to use RSPAN/ERSPAN to configure remote SPANning solutions, but they have a lot of drawbacks, e.g. timings that aren't exact, and the transport of additional capture load over the backbone. See

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answered 25 Nov '14, 08:26

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Jasper. Thank you for the helpful advice. Regards.

(26 Nov '14, 07:55) holtsclaw74
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