How to Mirror Packets to Packet Basics

Configure VPC Traffic Mirror sessions to mirror an ENI’s packets to Packet Basics.

  1. Log in to your AWS Management Console.
  2. Navigate to the VPC dashboard.
  3. Click Mirror Sessions on the left navigation panel.
  4. Click Create Traffic Mirror Session.
  5. (Optional) Provide a Name and Description of the new traffic mirror session.
  6. Search for and select a Mirror source from which to forward packets.
  7. In the search box for the Mirror target, search for the target that is named after the Packet Basics CloudFormation template used to create the appliance.
  8. For Additional settings, specify a Session number.
  9. (Optional) Specify values VNI and Packet length.
  10. In the search box for the Filter, search for the filter that is named after the Packet Basics CloudFormation template used to create the appliance.
  11. Click Create.
  12. Repeat the procedure for additional ENIs, if needed.