[Snort-users] one way ethernet cable performance

Onie Camara neil at ...4898...
Thu Feb 28 07:02:39 EST 2002


Am I right that using one way ethernet cable defeats the purpose of snort's
flexresp
capability like tearing tcp connections?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Erek Adams" <erek at ...577...>
To: "Mike Shaw" <mshaw at ...3165...>
Cc: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 5:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] one way ethernet cable performance


> On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Mike Shaw wrote:
>
> > I'm about to work up a one-way cable (for use in a hub), but I'm a bit
> > concerned about the effect it will have on the network.
> >
> > Since the traffic is broadcast back out into the hub, does that create
> > performance issues on that collision domain?  This will be at a rather
> > critical point on a network and I can't afford to introduce ethernet
oddities.
>
> Mike,
>
> Actaully, have a look at this:
> http://www.theadamsfamily.net/~erek/snort/  I've got a couple of links on
RO
> cables.  These don't suffer from that since the TX wires aren't even
> connected.
>
> Hope that helps!
>
> -----
> Erek Adams
> Nifty-Type-Guy
> TheAdamsFamily.Net
>
>
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