AW: [Snort-users] another switch question

Alwin Raymundo alrayworld at ...131...
Thu May 16 18:07:02 EDT 2002


Hello Guys,

Thanks Again.  I will keep in mind about this
information.

brother in snort


--- "Poppi, Sandro" <Sandro.Poppi at ...3316...> wrote:
> Hi
> > 
> > Hi everybody,
> > 
> > I know this is out of snort question but I know
> > someone might have a wide knowledge regarding the
> > switch environment. 
> > 
> > I have 2 question
> > 
> > 1) what brand of switch do you recommend? 
> 
> Depends on which features you need and how it fits
> into your environment.
> Using Enterasys or Cisco should be ok.
> 
> > 2) Is this supported by Linux because all my box
> is
> > linux which is exposed to the internet. I know a
> > little bit, some switch specially with port
> mirroring
> > needs a driver just for windows only.  Correct me
> if I
> > wrong.
> 
> I never heard about the requirement of a driver on
> an end-node system for
> port mirroring. Port mirroring is a switch feature
> which can be used with
> any node capable of having the correct nic
> counterpart as the mirrored port.
> 
> So connect your linux box to the mirrored port and
> have fun ;)
> 
> cu,
> Sandro


=====
Alwin Raymundo

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