[Snort-users] Snort log previewing with Acid.

Joseph Gresham joe at ...7531...
Fri Jan 17 07:40:04 EST 2003

I find that Mysql is lots faster (see
If you are having a hard time with large alerts it is probably the
max_script_runtime variable in acid_conf.php.  This will basicaly stop
the script after x seconds of execution.  I had to increase this value
to 1800 seconds for som equeries to work.  

On Wed, 2003-01-15 at 20:16, Anthony Liberty wrote:
> hi snort user,
> i've trouble when previewing snort report with acid.
> when the attack data is small, acid can show the alert report.
> but when the attack data is quite large , acid can't show the alert report.
> anybody has any idea how to tuning up this acid-mysql. i'm quessing this is
> a problem of memory ,coz mysql needs large memory to query large data.
> my memory is 128Mb,with 512 swap and PIII-800.
> is there any script to be add to tuning up this acid report , or have u ever
> try to change mysql to postgressSQL , is it more faster ?
> thanks,
> --thony--
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Joseph J. Gresham Jr.
Systems Integration/Network Engineer
OnShore Inc.
312-850-5200 x.138

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