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    Nice writeup!

    The obvious next step in this project is to fulfill the designation of “scanner” by producing image-based packet captures.

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      Large organizations often want their data backup traffic to go over their Fiber Channel storage area network instead of their production Ethernet network, so enterprise backup software uses essentially the same technique to establish a full-duplex network connection using fake SCSI devices. This was particularly important a few years ago when FC was far faster than Ethernet – now that it’s more even, it’s probably not as necessary.