[Snort-users] Snort Performance Issues

Abe L. Getchell abegetchell at ...530...
Thu Jan 31 22:02:02 EST 2002

Good evening!

Snort runs the best on Linux, Red Hat Linux 7.2 specifically.  Everyone
here will agree with this, especially Erek Adams. ;-)  No, I'm kidding!
I'm kidding!  We've discussed this _many_ times on the list, and the
best thing to do is probably search through the Snort-Users list
archives located at:


Also, for general IDS performance information, a good place to check is
the SecurityFocus Focus-IDS list archives at:



Abe L. Getchell
Security Engineer
abegetchell at ...530...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of 
> D.Rajesh Kumar
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 12:38 AM
> To: Snort-Users
> Subject: [Snort-users] Snort Performance Issues
> Hi all,
>                 Does anybody have any idea of  
> implementations of snort in different platforms  and what is 
> their performance criteria.Ex on Linux,solaris,FreeBSD and 
> others. By  performance i mean to say about the packet filter 
> with which snort is installed on all these platforms and 
> which is the corresponding  performance criteria.Any papers 
> or url 's will also do good.
> Thanks,
> DRajesh
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