VMware ESX VLAN sensor

To setup a VLAN sensor in a VMware ESX environment you will need to make sure there's a trunk available inside your VM. Here's the steps to follow to setup a trunk interface.
Step 1
Go to Configuration → Networking. Click on “Add Networking”.

Step 2
Select Virtual Machine.

Step 3
To make a trunk interface you need to enter the number 4095 as VLAN ID.

Step 4
Now we have added the trunk interface to vSwitch1. Now click on the properties of vSwitch1.

Step 5
Go to the Security tab and tick the checkbox for Promiscuous Mode. Make sure the dropdown box is set to “Accept”.

kb/vmware.txt · Last modified: 2012/07/12 11:27 (external edit)
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