[Snort-users] Free vs. Open
florin at ...3506...
Tue Sep 25 17:37:03 EDT 2001
On Tue, 2001-09-25 at 16:55, Aaron Davidson wrote:
> I have run Snort for a little while now, and would like to begin some
> side-by-side comparisons with other NIDS. I am looking to test usability,
> reliability and performance, primarily. I imagine the latter of the two
> criteria will vary significantly depending upon the number and types of rules
> used, and O/S Snort is implemented upon. Which leads to my question..
> I wanted to know if any of you had a preference as to running Snort on Free
> or Open BSD. Which do you think will be more reliable? Which will perform
> better? Also, regardless of the OS implemented, I plan on recompiling the
> kernel, and performing other optimizations. If any of you have any specific
> suggestions regarding this, please feel free to interject.
Word-of-mouth has it :o) that OpenBSD is more secure.
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