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Arctic Wolf Sensor Mirroring Deployment

Updated Feb 2, 2024

Arctic Wolf Sensor mirroring deployment

An Arctic Wolf® Sensor is an external network device that allows you to monitor network traffic. When the sensor is deployed with port mirroring, a switch sends a copy of all network packets that are seen on one port to another port.

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

Network with mirroring deployment

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