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Can I use a splitter to capture IP traffic?

asked 2018-10-02 18:55:06 +0000

updated 2018-10-02 19:37:59 +0000

Jaap gravatar image

Now that it is difficult to find hubs can I use a splitter to pick up traffic in an IP network with Wireshark?

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answered 2018-10-02 19:02:19 +0000

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updated 2018-10-02 20:23:24 +0000

What do you mean by a splitter?

There are several different techniques for capturing packets in a switched environment, including the use of a SPAN (mirror) port or a TAP to name a couple. Refer to the Wireshark Ethernet capture setup wiki page for more ideas.

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