What functionality is provided by Cisco SPAN in a switched network?

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What functionality is provided by Cisco SPAN in a switched network?

  • It mirrors traffic that passes through a switch port or VLAN to another port for traffic analysis.
  • It prevents traffic on a LAN from being disrupted by a broadcast storm.
  • It protects the switched network from receiving BPDUs on ports that should not be receiving them.
  • It copies traffic that passes through a switch interface and sends the data directly to a syslog or SNMP server for analysis.
  • It inspects voice protocols to ensure that SIP, SCCP, H.323, and MGCP requests conform to voice standards.
  • It mitigates MAC address overflow attacks.

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