[Snort-users] Snort memory usage
avleen at ...396...
Thu Mar 1 12:02:54 EST 2001
I've noticed over many months that my Snort install's memory uage has been increasing
SIZE RES STATE TIME WCPU CPU PROCESS
8636K 7616K bpf 0:03 0.00% 0.00% snort
When I first installed snort it only used a few mb (around 2mb).
Restarting it doesn't help. Stripping the binary doesn't help. The rules file has not
I'm wondering if Snort keeps and other database / cache that it accesses, which might be
taking up memory?
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