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RE: Sampled Traffic Analysis by Internet-Exchange-Level Adversaries

Windows has offered over 10 Gigabit throughput on a workstation (running Windows Server 2003) since 2005...


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Sent: Mon 28/05/2007 21:22
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Subject: Re: Sampled Traffic Analysis by Internet-Exchange-Level Adversaries

On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 04:23:51AM -0700, coderman wrote:

> ah, agreed; i was unaware of such a myth, and the thought of someone
> trying to inspect 10GigE with a workstation and wireshark is comical.

Solaris 10 TCP/IP stack rewrite claims 10 GBit/s throughput, but I
have not seen this independentaly corroborated yet.

I presume capture is possible, but just how deep an analysis could
you do on a current quad-core box?

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