You want to use the set span command.
I was recently told that for a 6513 that we are buying, we could span 1 port
to 4 other ports without it degrading performance.
We haven't purchased this, so i can't tell you if that statement has ever
But spanning one port to one port, i can't see there being a problem.
You can also span a whole VLAN to one port, you just need to make sure the
bandwidth of the port is capable of handling the bandwidth of the VLAN.
On 2/7/01 9:23 AM, "Josť Valerdi Tormo" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I've a Catalyst 6500 and maybe it's posible that you can answer me this
> little question. I'm testing an Intrusion Detect program and of course I
> want to sniff all the packets that it cross my network. I know that it's
> posible make a copy of packets from one port to another and I want to know
> if it's necesary any special HW to do this. I've tried to find this
> information in the CISCO Web and I've find the "set security" command, but
> the Switch tell me that this command it's not supported in my HW. Do you
> know if there are any posibility to do this. I don't want a heavy IP process
> packet I only want copy the packects from one port to another.
> Thanks in advance for all and beg my perdon if this mail disturb you.
> Josť Valerdi Tormo
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