[Snort-users] Snort memory usage

Martin Roesch roesch at ...421...
Thu Mar 1 23:53:28 EST 2001


If you're using the stream or defrag preprocessors they'll use up memory
to keep state on various sessions and fragments on the network...

   -Marty

Avleen Vig wrote:
> 
> > Avleen,
> >
> > Which plugins are you using? some plugin's keep state. (Spade for example
> > does keep state, and stores it on disk.)
> 
> I'm fairly certain I'm not using the XML plugin, Spade, FlexResp, or the
> MySQL plugin (i may have the MySQL one compiled but I can't remember, the
> XML one if deffinitely compliled, I've just not told snort to "use" it).
> 
> That help?
> 
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