vjayl at ...3331...
Wed Mar 20 09:46:03 EST 2002
The 4'th instance is just for testing currently. I am considering replacing the
Solaris host as the snort system with
two linux systems. (I would then use the Solaris box as the Mysql host/Demarc
Phil Wood wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 12:09:04PM -0500, Vjay LaRosa wrote:
> > O.Kay,
> > I know that everyone probably hates this question, but I need to ask it
> > any way. I am running four instances
> > of snort. The first three run on a Fujitsu Prime Power M400, the fourth
> > runs on a linux PC.
> 2 On my Solaris host I have two 100MB cards that run close to 75% utilization
> > each.
> > Snort barely even drops a single packet ever from either of these cards.
> 1 My third instance is reading off a Sun Gigabit
> > card. This interface only peaks periodically at 2% utilization, but I
> > drop hundreds of thousands of packets. I am using libpcap version 7.1,
> > snort 1.8.4 beta 4. The snort
> Look at the interface stats. On linux you can cat /proc/net/dev and see
> if the card has any information. I don't know what solaris provides.
> > process that is dropping all of the packets is only running at about 9%
> > CPU utilization. I have tried reducing signatures,
> > and removing output plugins, but nothing helps . Does anyone have any
> > suggestions for me to try? Thanks!
> I only see 3 instances discussed. what about the fourth. What kind of
> linux PC do you have?
> > vjl
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