[Snort-users] Snort Performance Issues
naif at ...218...
Fri Aug 11 04:11:21 EDT 2000
There's some mathematical operation to calculate the calculation power for
Something like :
NRules * NTrafficToAnalyze or similar ?
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On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Dan Hollis wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Dragos Ruiu wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Dan Hollis wrote:
> > > 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.
> > 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
> Are you talking 10mega__BITS__ or 10mega__BYTES__?
> I was talking 10megaBYTES/sec. I doubt a 233MMX could handle saturated
> 100bt ethernet with 1500 rules.
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