[Snort-users] To TAP or HUB?

Frank Knobbe fknobbe at ...652...
Thu Dec 19 15:30:04 EST 2002

On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 13:00, Henning, David wrote:

> Taps are much too expensive to use for casual home stuff.  Taps are most
> useful in an environment where you can't span all the ports off a large core
> switch.  A hub between the cable modem and fw will work just fine and be
> very cheap. 

I've got a tap here that cost me $20. :)

It's a 4-port 10 Mbps Netgear hub and the Read-Only cable as outlined in
the Snort FAQ. Works like a charm for me. 

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