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    Packet-Mirroring Terms

    Table 1 defines terms used in this discussion of packet mirroring.

    Table 1: Packet-Mirroring Terminology

    Term

    Meaning

    Analyzer device

    Device that receives the mirrored traffic from the E Series router. Also called the mediation device.

    Analyzer interface

    IP interface in analyzer mode on the E Series router that is used to direct mirrored traffic to the analyzer device.

    CLI access class

    Security level that grants access to specific CLI commands.

    Mediation device

    Device that receives the mirrored traffic from the E Series router. Also called the analyzer device.

    Mirrored interface

    Statically or dynamically configured interface on which traffic is being mirrored.

    Mirrored user

    User whose traffic is being mirrored.

    Requesting authority

    Group that is authorized to request or conduct packet mirroring.

    Salt encryption

    Random string of data used to modify a password hash.

    Secure policy

    Policies created with a mirror action and that contain information about where to forward mirrored traffic.

    Trigger

    RADIUS attribute that identifies a user whose traffic is to be mirrored. Packet mirroring starts when a trigger is detected.

    An E Series router supports a maximum of 100 mirror trigger rules.

    Published: 2014-08-14