[Snort-users] Smb output

Michael Sconzo msconzo at ...5072...
Wed Jul 21 14:25:13 EDT 2004

The slow(er) part is having the nmblookup take IP -> NetBIOS name
then using that with smbclient to generate the WinPopUp message.
Maybe I'm doing it a broken way...that's what I have now tho.

So you lose 'time' by calling multiple external programs and waiting
for them to return.


On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 03:42:51PM -0500, Frank Knobbe wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 01:22, Nerijus Krukauskas wrote:
> >    Smb alerting would be soooo sloooow, that snort would start 
> > dropping packets very soon and very fast.
> Is that really the case? Isn't the SMB alert just a single UDP packet?
> If so, it would be comparable to a TCP reset packet. Does that slow
> Snort down that much? Perhaps the SMB plugin just needs to be optimized
> properly...
> Regards,
> Frank

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