Virtual Machines Requirements For Passive Recording

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This document describes the requirements for Virtual Machines when used for Passive Recording (Port Mirroring). If you are using an active recording method (like SIPREC, Cisco Built-in-Bridge, etc.), then such requirements do not apply.

MiaRec Installation on VMWare ESXi

Passive recording is supported in a virtual environment. Following virtualization products are supported:

Virtualization product Supported?
VMWare ESX/ESXi Supported
Microsoft Hyper-V Supported starting from version 2012