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S600-E V200R011C10 Configuration Guide - Network Management and Monitoring

This document provides the configurations of network management and monitoring features supported by the product, including SNMP, RMON, LLDP, NQA, Service Diagnosis, Mirroring, Packet Capture, and sFlow.

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Configuring Local MAC Address Mirroring

Configuring Local MAC Address Mirroring


In local MAC address mirroring, an observing port is directly connected to a monitoring device and directly forwards the packets with a specified MAC address to the monitoring device for analysis.


  1. Run the system-view command to enter the system view.
  2. Configure local observing ports.

    Run the observe-port [ observe-port-index ] interface interface-type interface-number command to configure a local observing port.

    An observing port is dedicated to forwarding mirrored traffic. Do not configure other services on an observing port; otherwise, mirrored traffic and other service traffic interfere with each other.

  3. Copy the packets with a specified MAC address to an observing port.

    • Run the vlan vlan-id command to enter the VLAN view.

    • Run the mac-mirroring mac-address to observe-port observe-port-index inbound command to copy the packets with a specified MAC address and send them to a specified observing port.

      observe-port-index specifies the observing port index and must be the same as the index of the configured observing port.

Verifying the Configuration

  • Run the display observe-port command to check the observing port configuration.
  • Run the display port-mirroring command to check the mirroring configuration.

Configuration Tips

Restoring the default configuration of an Ethernet port configured as an observing port

  1. Unbind the MAC address in a specified VLAN from the observing port.

    [HUAWEI] vlan xxx
    [HUAWEI-vlanxxx] undo mac-mirroring xxx inbound
    [HUAWEI-vlanxxx] quit
  2. Delete the observing port configuration in the system view.

    [HUAWEI] undo observe-port x
  3. After steps 1 and 2 are complete, the default configuration of the Ethernet port is restored. You can then configure other services on the Ethernet port.

Updated: 2020-01-22

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