[Snort-users] Ethernet Tap

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Fri Aug 13 13:47:02 EDT 2004

At 03:43 PM 8/13/2004, TKaroutsos at ...12252... wrote:
>What about this?
>It costs about $1000. US

That works too.. but it's clearly not something you can build yourself...

If you're going to spend money, also keep in mind that a Cisco 2950 12-port 
10/100 managed switch with span port capabilities (among others) retails 
for about $650...


The tap does have the advantage that it will flow traffic even if it fails, 
and adds near zero delay, but the switch is cheaper and adds useful ports.  

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