Tag: switch

RSPANs on Cisco Switches

We discussed SPANs earlier, but let’s talk about RSPANs for a bit. Can anyone guess what the “R” means?  You guessed it — “Remote”.  An RSPAN is a way to get traffic from a SPAN source on one switch to…

SPANs on Cisco Switches

I can’t believe I haven’t blogged on this yet.  SPANs are one of my favorite things in the world. The switched port analyzer (SPAN) is a mechanism on Cisco switches that allows you to take traffic on one port and…