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Re: [PEN-TEST] Layer 3 Sniffing
From: Jonathan Rickman <jonathan () XCORPS NET>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 16:40:11 -0400

On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Justin Funke wrote:

I have been doing some research on sniffing switched networks and I have
a quick question that has presented itself.

Now that the new switches are using Layer 3 switching technology with
ABC (Automatic Broadcast Control) how are you able to forward your
broadcast packet to the other clients to request the traffic you want to
sniff if the switch is stopping the broadcast and answering the request
itself?

Required reading when working with Layer 3 switches...

http://www.msic.com/technical/network_protocol/layer3switching.shtml

http://www.3com.com/technology/tech_net/white_papers/500660.html

http://www.intel.com/network/tech_brief/layer_3_switching.htm

http://www.telekomnet.com/learn_layer3/3Com_introtolayer3.asp

http://www.nortelnetworks.com/network/layer3.html

http://www.tbg.com/Public/WhitePapers/Route_Once_wp.html

--
Jonathan Rickman
X Corps Security
http://www.xcorps.net


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