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Arctic Wolf Sensor Internal Tap Deployment

Updated Feb 2, 2024

Arctic Wolf Sensor internal tap deployment

An Arctic Wolf® Sensor is an external network device that allows you to monitor network traffic. When the sensor is deployed with internal tap, the sensor passively captures all network traffic between the switch and the firewall.

This image provides a simplified network map of a sensor with internal tap deployment:

Network with internal tap deployment

Callout Description
A Network switch
B Management port network connection
C with internal tap deployment
D Firewall
E Internet