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Greetings to all, I've captured traffic on a machine, which is connected to a switch. I should see only my traffic, multicasts and broadcasts. I will occasionally see traffic conversation from two machines, neither of which is mine. I check MAC addresses and IP addresses to make sure the traffic is legit,and it is. Has anyone else seen this, and do you know why? Thanks, SteveO

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answered 13 Feb '12, 06:18

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edited 14 Feb '12, 01:07

Set up a port span or mirror to look at traffic from the machine of interest. Remember that the base design of a switch isolates traffic.

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