[Snort-users] Snort Performance Issues

Dan Hollis goemon at ...20...
Thu Aug 10 15:21:15 EDT 2000


On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Joe Magee wrote:
> How much Data (Kb, Mb,etc) per second can snort handle without dropping
> packets?

I am thinking a good 100bt card (dec tulip 21143) and a reasonably fast
CPU (K6/500,Duron,etc) should be able to handle 10 MBytes/sec of
traffic. A lot of it will depend on how complex a ruleset you are using.

-Dan





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