How to monitor network traffic through a Cisco SG/SFxxx switch

Configure Cisco SG/SFxxx Switches

  1. Navigate to the web interface of the switch, login and go to Administration > Diagnostics > Port and VLAN Mirroring
  2. Click Add to add a mirroring session
  3. Provide mirroring session info Session ID - This identifies the mirror session Session type - if you choose Local Port Based source, choose both Tx and Rx, otherwise choose the source VLAN to mirror
  4. Choose the destination port (this is the port the monitor interface of the Perch Appliance is plugged into), ensure you choose to enable Allow Ingress Packets
  5. Click Apply