[Snort-users] To TAP or HUB?
shane at ...5522...
Thu Dec 19 11:44:05 EST 2002
On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 11:51, Madziarczyk, Jonathan wrote:
> >From my understanding....
> Since you're only monitoring between the cable modem and the firewall,
> putting a hub in between the two is almost the exact same thing as
> putting a tap between.
Just about. Only, with a hub you've introduced another point of
failure. Most decent taps will bypass on power failure. That said, I
haven't been able to justify buying a tap for the house. I wish I had
jumped quicker on that auction I saw for 6 shomiti century taps for
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