[Snort-users] Snort Performance Issues

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Thu Aug 10 17:37:27 EDT 2000

> > 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.
> > 
> That configuration should be complete overkill for 10Mbps.
> I've seen 233MMX boxes handle long saturated 10Mbps 
> bursts with a tulip and about 1500 rules.  YMMV --dr

I believe the original poster said "10 MBytes/sec" not "10 Mbps"


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