[RndTbl] Small switch recommendation.

Dan Keizer dan at keizer.ca
Thu Jun 1 12:41:22 CDT 2017

i use mikrotik routers.  have all i need plus ... very reasonably priced
and full features.

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017, 12:06 Sean Cody, <sean at tinfoilhat.ca> wrote:

> Can anyone recommend a small switch (say 8 ports, reasonably priced)
> with the following properties:
>      - Gigabit
>      - Port Mirroring (at least 3 sets of 2 port mirrors)
>      - SNMP (for bandwidth monitoring)
>      - Management (SSH or Web is fine especially if SNMP is available as
> well).
>      - Native IPv6 (nice to have, since my env is fully dual-stack)
> Was looking at the netgear 8 port thingies but I don't think they
> support SNMP and I'm too lazy to manually check usage with a web-ui.
> I've also experienced some issues with older netgear switches (purple
> ones) where MAC address per-port assignment was horribly broken (same
> MAC applied to all ports in MGMT & SNMP interfaces).
> Originally looking at the Ubiquiti switches to replace a 24 port
> unmanaged switch but realized I could just deploy this tactically with a
> smaller separate switch instead.
> The use is to be able to monitor usage as well as being able to tap
> specific points without futzing with cabling.
> I may end up just going fully managed (for device location hunting) but
> could use some product suggestions from the above described scenario.
> --
> Sean
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