Create a port mirroring session by using the vSphere Web Client to mirror vSphere Distributed Switch traffic to ports, uplinks, and remote IP addresses.

Verify that the vSphere Distributed Switch is version 5.0.0 and later.

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To begin a port mirroring session, you must specify the type of port mirroring session.

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To continue creating a port mirroring session, specify the name, description, and session details for the new port mirroring session.

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To continue creating a port mirroring session, select sources and traffic direction for the new port mirroring session.

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To complete the creation of a port mirroring session, select ports or uplinks as destinations for the port mirroring session.