[Snort-users] Line aggregation (was: Snort as Gigabit Sensor)

Edin Dizdarevic edin.dizdarevic at ...7509...
Sat Jul 26 04:54:04 EDT 2003

Williams Jon wrote:
> Thanks, but my problem is more from the number of cables than from the
> number of IP networks.  Since I've got 24 taps, that means I've got 48
> ethernet cables that I want to monitor, but I don't want to have to buy 48
> boxes and I don't have enough space in my boxes for 48 ports (each box has 2
> available PCI slots, which gives me only 8 ports per box if I use quad
> ethernet cards).
> Right now, I've got 3 physical sensors, although I want to add a 4th to do
> statistical analysis and p0f-style OS fingerprinting if I can find a way to
> do it.  That means that I need a way to "funnel" the 48 input ports down to
> 3 output ports and then copy all of the input traffic to a 4th output for
> the stat collection.  So far, I haven't found anything that can do that kind
> of traffic management.

Sorry for asking stupid:

Using hubs is not an option?



Edin Dizdarevic

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