[Dshield] The demise of the hub

Tom dshield at oitc.com
Sat Aug 11 21:44:06 GMT 2007

Again, I ask, why not just get a 10/100 hub at a used electronics 
store which is where I get ours. Cheap and plentiful.


At 5:01 PM -0400 8/11/07, Johannes B. Ullrich wrote:
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>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 :-)
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