Mirror Destinations are underlay-reachable IP addresses to which the mirrored traffic will be sent. On the server identified by the IP, a tool like Wireshark can be used to capture and analyse the traffic going through a VPort. The mirrored traffic is sent to the collector using GRE encapsulation.


  • name (Mandatory): Name of the mirror destination. Valid characters are alphabets, numbers, space and hyphen( - ).
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • last_updated_date: Time stamp when this object was last updated.
  • service_id: Service ID of the mirror destination.
  • destination_ip (Mandatory): IP address of the destination server where you want your traffic to be mirrored.
  • embedded_metadata: Metadata objects associated with this entity. This will contain a list of Metadata objects if the API request is made using the special flag to enable the embedded Metadata feature. Only a maximum of Metadata objects is returned based on the value set in the system configuration.
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • creation_date: Time stamp when this object was created.
  • owner: Identifies the user that has created this object.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems