[Snort-users] Memory Leak

Jim Gifford maillist at ...6454...
Thu Jul 17 11:00:27 EDT 2003


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Green" <cmg at ...1935...>
To: "Jim Gifford" <maillist at ...6454...>
Cc: "Potts, Ross A." <ross.potts at ...9374...>;
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Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 5:39 AM
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Memory Leak


> "Jim Gifford" <maillist at ...6454...> writes:
>
> > Version 2.0. LFS system. No problems with 1.8.7.
> >
>
> I really doubt it's a memory leak in the true sense of the word and
> that your limits for the various components are high.  Portscan2 is a
> very memory hungry module that grows over time until it's rather high
> default limits are reached.
>
> Stream4 and frag2 also will keep growing until they reach their memcap.
>
> -- 
> Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
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Chris,
    What do you recommend for a SMP box with 1 GIG of ECC RAM for memory
caps?





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