[Dshield] The demise of the hub

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at sans.org
Sat Aug 11 21:01:19 GMT 2007

Rick Wanner wrote:
> We use the Netoptics aggregating taps and they work wonderfully, both for 
> fibre and copper.
> The problem with taps is that you can't inject traffic.  Sometimes you 
> just need a hub. (-8

The other option that hasn't been mentioned yet is a switch witch span
port. So what's the cheapest one? Would be nice to get a 4 port switch
with span port :-)

Johannes Ullrich, SANS Institute, (www.sans.org)

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