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CHAPTER 9: PORT MIRRORING AND SETUP PORT MIRRORING USING ENERVISTA SECURE WEB MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
MULTILINK ML1600 ETHERNET COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH – INSTRUCTION MANUAL 9–13
9.4 Port Mirroring using EnerVista Secure Web Management Software
Monitoring a specific port can be done by port mirroring. Mirroring traffic from one port to
another port allows analysis of the traffic on that port.
To enable port mirroring as well as setting up the ports to be “sniffed”,
Z Select the Configuration > Port > Mirroring menu item.
Z Set the sniffer port and the port on which the traffic is reflected on.
Make sure the Mirror Status is also set to enabled for mirroring:
For security reasons, GE Multilin recommends that the port mirroring be disabled using the
Edit button and setting the Mirror Status to off once port monitoring is completed.
1. Only one port can be set to port mirror at a time.
2. Both the ports (monitored port and mirrored port) have to belong to the same