AW: [Snort-users] Problems with base and postgresql

Lieker Heinrich hlieker at ...12951...
Wed Mar 30 04:07:09 EST 2005

What do you mean? 
"postmaster -i -D /var/lib/pgsql/data"

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Von: Alejandro Flores [mailto:alejandrorflores at ...11827...] 
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 30. März 2005 13:42
An: Lieker Heinrich
Cc: snort-users at
Betreff: Re: [Snort-users] Problems with base and postgresql


> Still got problems with my BASE. I'm running Snort 2.3 with BASE 1.0.2 
> on a PostgreSQL 7.4.3 server. Snort is producing some alarms, but not 
> too many. Not always but often the server has a load of 99,9% because 
> of postmaster doing some INSERTS etc. The same is happening, when I'm 
> doing some queries with BASE. The system needs plenty of time to show 
> me the results. Do you have any ideas, why this happens? I have 
> already read some instructions how to tune my database with indexes 
> etc. But I don't exactly know, how I could do this. Can you help me?

Could you post here the startup line of your postgresql? What options are you using?

Alejandro Flores

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