[Snort-users] Preproc tuning

Martin Roesch roesch at ...1935...
Tue Jun 28 06:38:21 EDT 2005


There shouldn't be a performance increase, it's written to fill in  
those ports automatically if they're not specified and it uses the  
same data structure to track them...

      -Marty


On Jun 17, 2005, at 12:27 PM, Joel Esler wrote:

> Has anyone else noticed a significant performance increase by
> specifying the ports for stream4?
>
> If I look at the code for stream 4, take the ports that are in there.
> and specify them via the snort.conf
>
> ports: < 21 23 25 53 42 80 110 111 143 513 >....etc..
>
> It is SO much faster and doesn't consume as much CPU resources...
>
> anyone?
>
>
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