[PVE-User] Network Tap?
tony at zakula.com
Mon Jun 21 19:25:21 CEST 2010
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Tony Zakula <tony at zakula.com> wrote:
> I was considering buying a hardware network tap to measure traffic.
> Then I was investigating using a white box to load a linux based
> passive network tap. Then I saw a few articles that said Qemu uses
> the tun and tap driver for vm to host based networking. I then
> thought, can you create a software based tap" that sends a copy of all
> network traffic from each VM to another machine? Meaning the bare
> metal machine with the physical interface would capture a copy of all
> network traffic coming from the VM and forward that to another
> machine? Anyone ever do something like this?
> Tony Z
Or another way would be to use the network bridge, but have a mirror
port on the bridge. Is this possible?
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