Category: Computer & Internet

Using a smart switch as a sniffer/tap

I have a TL-SG105E smart switch and I want to use it to sniff a network path. So, I am configuring one of 5 ports as a mirror port, so that it spits out everything received from other ports (in this scenario only 2 of them us…

Ipv6 link-local/multicast issue

When you ping a link-local address why is the destination (in packet tracer) to the solicited-node multicast address of the host and not the (FE80) link local address ? I understand that it needs to map the layer 2 to layer …