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Nexus 9k span port

Andre Toms
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Can someone provide instructions of how to configure a span port/monitor session on a 9k?

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njsanders1
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It's basically the same as you would set it up on any other switch.  Configure the port to be used:

 

interface Ethernet 1/__

   description _________
   switchport monitor
   spanning-tree port type edge
   spanning-tree guard root

 

Then configure the monitor session:

monitor session 1
   description ________________
   source interface Ethernet1/___ both  !!! <- indicates bidirectional traffic
   destination interface Ethernet1/___ !!! <- the port you configured in the previous step
   no shut