Capturing Traffic Between Virtual Machines

Capturing traffic flowing between VMs poses a particular challenge in that the traffic doesn't flow across any physical network infrastructure, and so common capture techniques can't be used.  Thankfully both VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V provide traffic mirroring capabilities.  We also have a look at Ixia Phantom TAP; an interesting commercial solution for capturing in a virtualised environment.  [06:47]