[Snort-users] Optimizing Snort, MySQL & BASE installation

Willy, Andrew AWilly at ...13017...
Thu Oct 6 16:55:29 EDT 2005


Maybe someone here can tell you how to disable domain lookup in BASE, I'm
pretty sure it's possible though I don't remember how.  Check your BASE
config files, the line you need may be easy to find.

Andrew

-----Original Message-----
From: Affan Basalamah [mailto:affanzbasalamah at ...11827...]
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 8:33 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Optimizing Snort, MySQL & BASE installation


Hi all,

Currently we deploy Snort, MySQL and BASE on one box (FreeBSD/amd64
5.4-RELEASE, 1 GB RAM, 40 GB Harddrive, 2 bge0 gigabit eth) to listen
on one SPAN port on my Catalyst 6500. SPAN port is mirroring 4 100Mbps
FastEth port. Installation is working fine, thanks to FreeBSD Ports
Collection.

The problem about it is Alert management. After running it for one
day, the BASE console start working slowly, took very long time to
display the main console, and unable to run queries on Most Recent 15
Unique Alert and Most Frequent 5 Unique Alert. Mostly we have 1
million Alert for 1 day operation. I have already minimize my
signature to detect only most frequent alert, such as worm/virus. The
false positives have been commented out of my snort.conf and signature
files.
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