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
Why there is no comminucation from mirror switch port to a Probe monitoring port?
|Steps to Reproduce:|
|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).