[svlug] switch & network watching

Erik Steffl steffl at bigfoot.com
Wed Jun 6 00:31:02 PDT 2001


Jeremy Zawodny wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 11:39:15PM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> >
> >   I have few computers and netgear switch fs 108 (all computers are
> > connected to switch). That basically means I cannot detect traffic
> > between other computers from any particular computer, right? (it
> > would be possible using a hub)
> 
> That's the point of having a switch. Well, it's not *the* point, but
> yes. Traffic is more isolated. It's harder to snoop.

  harder or impossible?

	erik




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