Remote mirroring and LAG on Summit X460

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Hi,
I have two switch sw1 and sw2 connected using LAG. I have to organize rmirror for some ports on sw1. My sniffer is connected to an access port on sw2.   I read the next statement in the ExOS Concept Guide:
 In normal mirroring, a monitor port cannot be added to a load share group. In one-to-many
mirroring, a monitor port list can be added to a load share group, but a loopback port cannot be
used in a load share group.
So I can not understand is there any way to it? May be I have to organize another link between switch?
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Martin Flammia

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Believe there is a way to configure what you are asking but there might be a simpler solution for you, as you can do a packet capture directly on the switch and then tftp that off to view in your sniffer - if that's you intention.

Used it myself many times, restricting to so many packets and works great!

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-perform-a-local-packet-capture-on-an-EXOS-switch

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Hey Martin, so doing a remote mirror through a lag port is not possible? Your alternative would be the only way?
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Hi Bernardo, can't really comment on experience but my understanding is that you can't add a load share group as a mirror port but I don't see any reason you couldn't do a remote mirror via / through a lag (load share group) port.

http://documentation.extremenetworks.com/exos/EXOS_All/Slots_and_Ports/c_summit-family-switches.shtm...

Heres a post that might be helpful:

https://community.extremenetworks.com/extreme/topics/remote-mirroring-trunk-lacp

Hopefully someone else will comment if I have this wrong. Thanks

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Roman....really sorry to see it took us 12 months to get back to you on this!  I'm hopeful you'll give us another chance as strength of the Hub Community has grown significantly in the last 12 months.    

Martin, thank you so very much for reviving this thread and offering a proper path to answering Roman's question.

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