Wireshark-users: [Wireshark-users] Listening on Port mirrored interface
From: "William Murphy" <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 13:58:09 -0000

Hi All,

   Don’t know if this is the correct board to put this too but hear goes anyway.

 

I am having problems listening for packets on my Sun Machine.

 

I have a F5 BIGIP switch on which I mirrored the traffic port(i.e.9) to another port 16 for listening and tracing. In port 16 bi run a cable to my Sun Solaris V440 machine. On this machine I simply plumb the interface to where the cable is, give it a dummy ip address,netmask and broadcast address and bring it up. Issue is when I run Tshark I see no packets.

 

Any ideas on what I have done wrong or even some tricks. When I connect my laptop instead of Sun server and run wireshark , then I can see packets that I want. I don’t even give the laptop interface card a ip address, netmask and broadcast address and it still works.

 

 

William

 

 

 

William Murphy
Integration/Support Engineer

 

 

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