[Snort-users] Size of RAM required to run Snort

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Mon Nov 24 07:57:01 EST 2003

At 08:16 AM 11/24/2003, aravind babu wrote:

>Hi ,
>      How much RAM is required to run Snort?
>Thanks in advance,

By sacrificing some functionality, I've successfully run snort on a 64mb 
machine in the past, with snort consuming 13mb. but that's not generally 


I currently still have portscan2 disabled, but I no longer use the "lowmem" 
search option. This puts snort up to about 36mb.

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