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Configuring Port Mirroring Tails for VComp Bundles (CTPView)

Port mirroring enables you to mirror traffic to a third port. The packet generated from the source is sent to an assigned destination and to another port whether it is on the local node or remote node.

You can configure up to 10 tails for each type of port mirroring, source, and destination. Each tail is identified by a remote IP address and a remote CID. An existing tail may be modified by changing only its remote CID, remote IP address, or both.

Bundles using port mirroring must have the direct drive disabled. When a bundle configuration that has a port mirroring component is submitted, the CTPView software enforces the direct drive rule when the node is configured to the new settings.

Note: To view and configure port mirroring parameters, you must login with administrator privileges.

You can configure source and destination port mirroring for a CTP device from CTPView.

To configure source and destination port mirroring for VComp bundles from CTPView:

  1. In the side pane, select Bundle > Configuration.
  2. Run your mouse over the Display and Select an Existing Bundle bar.
  3. In the table of bundles, select the bundle that you want to configure.
  4. Under Bundle Options, configure Port Mirror Tail as described in Table 16.

    Table 16: Port Mirror Tail Options

    FieldYour Action

    Port Mirror Tail

    Select one to enable or disable port mirroring:

    • Yes
    • No
  5. Click Click to Submit Bundle AND Port Changes.

Related Documentation

Modified: 2015-11-17