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Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

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Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

My uplink ports are mirrored across a switch stack; Switch 1 / port 47, Switch 2 / port 47.   In the Meraki interface, if I select an individual port, I can configure mirroring.  These ports show up as a group, and I"m unable to configure mirroring via the web interface.   I also can't select these individually.   Has anyone found a workaround for this?  

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

Don't think there is one 😢.

 

Here's what's in the docs:

Note: The MS switch does not support port mirrors involving aggregated ports.

Source:

https://documentation.meraki.com/MS/Monitoring_and_Reporting/Packet_Captures_and_Port_Mirroring_on_t...

 

What are you trying to do?

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

Thanks.  I am trying to mirror traffic on my uplink port.  Also looking to see if I can do this on the firewall instead. 

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

If it's for troubleshooting, maybe you can mirror further down the line, closer to the client you're troubleshooting?

 

Mirroring the aggregated uplink to a single gigabit port would be a bottleneck anyway...

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

I was hoping just to mirror one port, not both aggregate ports.  Seems like as soon as the ports are combined, they are unavailable for mirroring.  Also, on the firewall side of things, the ports are aggregate there as well, so I've got the same issue on either end of this. 

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

Yup indeed. That won't be possible.

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Thanks! I found a workaround, we have a switch I was able to mirror a port on.  

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

Good to hear! That is indeed what I meant with mirroring "further down the line" :).

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

I am very interested in what you did as I to am looking to mirror an aggregate port.   

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Re: Is it possible to mirror Aggregate ports?

Hi, 

 

Mirroring was not possible on either my firewall or my Meraki, since on both devices the ports are grouped.  However, there is a DMZ switch ahead of the firewall, I mirrored that port.  

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