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VMware vSwitch doesn't forward packets to a monitoring port




Summary: In case of forwarding packets from physical switch to vSwitch in Vmware is necessary to check vSwitch configuration.

Product: Flowmon OS

Version: Any

Platform: VA

Question/Problem Description:

Why there is no comminucation from mirror switch port to a Probe monitoring port?

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Cause: Probably vSwitch is not configured properly, or on physical port is not configured mirroring.

1. Check if monitoring port is in correct port group for mirror traffic and check if Promiscuous mode is set to value Accept (Vmware -> Networking -> Port groups -> mirror-port -> Edit -> Security). Also check selected VLAN ID, it should be ALL (4095).

2. Check if data si being received on the physical port (Vmware -> Monitor -> Performance -> Network).


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