[Snort-users] Threaded Snort

Chris Green cmg at ...671...
Mon Mar 19 10:46:21 EST 2001


"Siddhartha Jain" <s_i_d_j at ...131...> writes:

> Hi,
> 
> Is Snort multithreaded? If not, does that mean i can move it from a
> dual-processor box to a single-cpu box? Also, if its not multithreaded, its
> current cpu utilization on my box is 15% with low-traffic. As traffic
> increases what can i expect?

It is not multithreaded.  SMP buys you more processing power to do
things with the logs but with 15% utilization and a plethora of
machines, I'd find something else for that machine to do ;)
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