[ipv6hackers] Best Network Tap - for home

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Fri Jul 12 10:42:39 CEST 2013

> > You keep talking about crossover cables and MDI/MDI-X, but the topic is creating 
> > a *tap*. That has nothing to do with crossover cables and MDI/MDI-X but with how 
> > to listen to traffic without affecting it. That cannot be done with a passive 
> > tap for gigabit ethernet because of the reasons that Gert mentioned.
> Isn't your wired up thing a x-over, and you've just broken out the signals onto a 3rd passive port?

We've been trying to tell you: This doesn't work for GigE.

Steinar Haug, AS 2116

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