[c-nsp] RSPAN through intermediate switch...

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Sat Dec 3 06:03:19 EST 2011

On 12/03/2011 03:15 AM, Jeff Kell wrote:
> Is it possible to run an RSPAN vlan through (not an endpoint, just
> transport) an intermediate switch (specifically Foundry/Brocade FCX switch)?
> I would suspect that mac address learning on the switch would
> "interfere" with RSPAN, and I can't find a Brocade equivalent of the
> "mac-learn<interface>  disable".

Quite a few vendors provide a knob to disable learning on a vlan for 
this and similar purposed - Cisco provide "remote-span", for example.

So, it's possible if you can disable learning. If you can't, then no.

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