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VMware vSphere Troubleshooting by Muhammad Zeeshan Munir

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Troubleshooting with port mirroring

Port Mirroring or Switched Port Analyzer is a procedure of analyzing network traffic. As the name suggests, when port mirroring is enabled, you can mirror a copy of network packetes' flow into another port or a VLAN and send it to another port for analysis.

You will see how port mirroring is configured by recognizing a source port and then routing its mirrored traffic to a destination port. Follow this step-by-step guide to enable port mirroring. Right click on a distributed switch and click on Edit.... Then click on the tab named Port Mirroring as seen in the following screenshot:

Troubleshooting with port mirroring

Click on Add... as seen in the ...

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