Configure network settings in VMware ESXi to allow Virtual Network Sensor to monitor data.
The following instructions are valid as of June 2023.
Type Data Network in the vSwitch name field.
Type 1600 in the MTU field.
Select the NIC for the data network from the Uplink 1 dropdown.
Click Security to expand the settings, and select Reject for Promiscuous mode, MAC address changes, and Forged transmits.
Send the network traffic you want to scan to the data port. The following instructions use promiscuous mode to enable Virtual Network Sensor to scan your network traffic.
Type Data Port Group in the Name field.
Type 4095 in the VLAN ID field.
Select Data Network from the Virtual switch dropdown.
Click Security to expand the settings, and select Accept for promiscuous mode.
Select Inherit from vSwitch for both MAC address changes and forged transmits.