[Snort-users] Snort ignoring stream4

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Sun Apr 8 04:50:05 EDT 2007

Paul Melson wrote:
> After upgrading from 2.6.0 to Snort is using a much greater
> amount of CPU and memory.  After looking at perfmonitor output, it
> seems to be maxing out at ~ 8K sessions pretty much 24/7 despite the
> following in snort.conf:

I saw the exact same issue kick in somewhere after 2.6.0. CPU usage went
through the roof on previously happy sensors.

Putting in:

config detection: search-method ac-bnfa

made it happy again.


Jason Haar
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