[ipv6hackers] Best Network Tap - for home

Mark ZZZ Smith markzzzsmith at yahoo.com.au
Thu Jul 11 14:30:11 CEST 2013

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> From: "sthaug at nethelp.no" <sthaug at nethelp.no>
> To: ipv6hackers at lists.si6networks.com; markzzzsmith at yahoo.com.au
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> Sent: Thursday, 11 July 2013 8:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [ipv6hackers] Best Network Tap - for home
>>  There is an official GigE cross over wiring, so that technique could 
> probably be applied to GigE too. I can't remember where exactly I got the 
> wiring for it, however I converted an RJ45 inline adaptor (i.e., female/female) 
> to use it, and had no trouble bringing up 10, 100 and 1000 speeds across it, 
> without any changes to the settings of the NIC interfaces.
> I thought the idea was to tap/mirror the traffic of an *existing* (in
> use) Ethernet connection? In that case, GigE crossover won't help you...

Sander's passive tap seems to be a 10/100 x-over, not a GigE x-over:


> Steinar Haug, AS 2116

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