0 Replies Latest reply: Feb 28, 2012 10:10 AM by Scarecrow57 RSS

R520 SR2 Fiber in Promiscuous mode

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I have an Intel X520 SR2 that is connected to an aggregator tap.  This device will be used to montior traffic on the link.

 

The problem is I get the following message when starting the network:

 

failed to load because an unsupported SFP+ module type was detected.

 

However, when looking at the card the link light is on and the activity light is blinking.

 

So the questions:  How does the card determine if there is a link?  That is does it look to be able to send a signal as well as receive?

What settings are needed to make the card work in this mode?

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