[Snort-users] dropped packets

Martin Roesch roesch at ...1935...
Thu Nov 1 06:30:18 EST 2001


Send the Snort PID a SIGUSR1 and it will send stats to syslog.

     -Marty

Chris Parry wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm running snort on FreeBSD 4.4-REL on a box with several interfaces (5),
> and it's load average is above 3.  Is there an easy way to determine how
> many packets are being dropped per interface with snort running as a
> daemon?  If I kill/restart snort will it generate a report to syslog
> (assuming syslog is the configured alert medium)?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -chris
> 
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