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Replicate traffic to multiple monitoring and security tools

Traffic replication is the process of making multiple copies of data and forwarding them to different locations, such as NPM/APM tools, network security tools, and data storage.

Benefits of traffic replication include improving the availability of data and increasing the speed of data access.

Use case examples:

  • Monitoring (tapping): send the traffic to both its intended destination and monitoring/analysis/storage systems.
  • Redundancy: send the traffic to multiple network paths to avoid single points of failure and reduce the risks of downtime


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