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wireshark can capture traffice of switches configured in port mirroring?


Below is the scenario: Linksys switches are configured in port-mirroring mode. there is lot of broadcast from the user machines.

Can we capture the logs of those machines who are broadcasting??

Pls reply asap.

thanks fro help.

asked 17 Nov '11, 23:41

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One Answer:


You can capture the traffic from the monitor port(s) and run statistics on the traffic exposing the top talkers.

answered 18 Nov '11, 15:20

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