[Snort-users] Good Gbit card for Snorting?

Jason Lewis jlewis at ...2449...
Sun Nov 11 14:06:01 EST 2001

Could you share what the specs are on the box you are using?  Maybe average
traffic and load on the box?

I am looking at building a couple of gig sensors and it would be nice to
hear what others are doing.  Thanks much.

Jason Lewis
It's not secure "Because they told me it was secure".
The people at the other end of the link know less
about security than you do. And that's scary.

-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Tim Sailer
Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2001 4:32 PM
To: Abe L. Getchell
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Good Gbit card for Snorting?

On Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 03:50:18PM -0500, Abe L. Getchell wrote:
> Greetings!
> Has anyone run into a particular Gbit card which has worked well for
> them under Linux for Snorting?  I've searched on Google, as well as
> other resources, and can't really come up with anything except people
> sharing their bad experiences doing so. =)  I tend to lean towards
> Intel, as I've had good experiences in the past with their 10/100 cards,
> but I thought I'd check with ya'll to see what the collective community
> opinion was.

We've been using the Intel in production for about 3-4 weeks now with no
problems at all.


Tim Sailer <sailer at ...2968...>
Manager, Cyber Security Operations
Brookhaven National Laboratory  (631) 344-3001

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