Shared network and switched network are two common network environments today, before install Colasoft Capsa, you should first know about the topology of your network.

Note: Commonly management switches have the function of port mirroring (spanning); however, the port mirroring configuration of one brand’s switch may differ from others, please refer to the documentation that comes with your switch for information on the availability of this feature and the configuration instructions. For the information about management switches, please visit the "Switch Management" page.