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Should my monitor session destination interface be a member of the vlan it is monitoring?

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I understand how to setup the span port to monitor a vlan, but does it make sense that the destination interface should not be a member of that vlan to reduce the ammount of broadcast traffic to that port?

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When a port is a destination port, there really is no VLAN memebership. The only traffic sent out a destination port will be the monitored traffic.
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