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 From:  Jonathan Marriott <jon at kiwiuk dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Mirror port
 Date:  Thu, 13 Oct 2005 11:28:17 +0100
What makes it unwise to mirror a port?

I don't understand ng_tee, as mentioned in the thread you linked but I will 
have a further look into it.

Thanks,
Jon

On Thursday 13 October 2005 02:01, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 10/12/05, Peter Allgeyer <allgeyer at web dot de> wrote:
> > Possible, yes ("dup to"). Wise? Don't think so.
>
> yeah, I don't think that's a great way to do that.
>
> > Tcpdump would help me
> > much more. Ahh, (a GUI for) tcpdump would be a nice feature request for
> > 1.3beta ;-)
>
> yeah, I've run into several situations where that'd be nice to have.
>
> A sniffer on a firewall is a bit of a security risk though.  But, if
> you get to the point on m0n0wall where you can run a binary on the
> system, you could also upload whatever binaries you wanted and then
> run them anyway, so that's pretty much a moot point.  :)
>
> -Chris
>
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