[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,
>
>Aravind.

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 
recommended.


http://groups.google.com/groups?q=snort+mkettler+lowmem&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&selm=bc3a58%2418vo%241%40FreeBSD.csie.NCTU.edu.tw&rnum=2

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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