How to Monitor Traffic with Port Mirroring – DGS‑1210‑Series

Port Mirroring is a method of monitoring network traffic that sends a copy of each packet input and / or output packet on switch from one port to another port, where the packet can be studied.  Use the Port Mirroring option to set a particular port and connect your computer to the port from which you can capture the desired packages. 
 
Step 1 - Login to the switch configuration by entering its IP address into your browser (the default IP address is 10.90.90.90). In our case the switch has IP address 192.168.1.251DGS_1210_Como_monitorear_trafico_de_un_puerto_port_mirroring

The password is admin (password: admin).
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Step 2 – Click on the left menu and go to Configuration > Port Mirroring

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Step 3 - Click “Enabled” to activate monitoring.

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Step 4 - In “Target Port” option, select the port to which you want all packets sent for monitoring.

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In our example we have selected the port number # 10.

Step 5 - In the “Source Port Selection” option you may indicate or the ports that you want to capture TX packets sent, RX packets received or both.

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Click “Apply” to create the monitoring rule

Step 6 - To save all settings Save > Save Configuration

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Click “Save Config”

 

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