[Snort-users] [RGSPAM] Re: network bandwidth downs when snort inoine is up

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Wed Oct 10 12:15:01 EDT 2007


How many rules are you running?  Do you only have rules running that  
are applicable to your network?




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On Oct 10, 2007, at 11:12 AM, carlopmart wrote:

> Hi Joel, Matt, Jason and all,
>
>   I have do it some speed tests using url provided by Jason
> (http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/). And the results are:
>
>   - Using Snort-Inline with clamav preprocessor:
>
>    Download speed: 776 Kbps
>    Upload speed: 156 Kbps
>
>   - Using Snort-Inline without clamav preprocessor:
>
>    Download speed: 806 Kbps
>    Upload speed: 255 Kbps
>
>   - Without Snort:
>
>    Download speed: 821 Kbps
>    Upload speed: 299 Kbps
>
>   Ok, in my opinion it is clear that the problem is clamav  
> preprocessor. I
> understand that it is normal to lose some bandwidth when I use clamav
> preprocessor, but as much as half??
>
>
> -- 
> CL Martinez
> carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com
>
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