Edit sources and traffic direction for the port mirroring session.


Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client and select the Networking inventory view.
  2. Right-click the vSphere distributed switch in the inventory pane, and select Edit Settings.
  3. On the Port Mirroring tab, select the port mirroring session to modify and click Edit.
  4. Click the Sources tab.
  5. (Optional) Select whether to use this source for Ingress or Egress traffic, or select Ingress/Egress to use this source for both types of traffic.
  6. (Optional) Type one or more port IDs or ranges of port IDs to add as source for the port mirroring session, and click >>.
    Separate multiple IDs with commas.
  7. (Optional) Select a source in the right-hand list and click << to remove the source from the port mirroring session.
  8. Click OK.