[Snort-users] Perfmonitor / BPF Question

Rob Sharp robertsharp at ...11827...
Wed Jan 16 10:03:58 EST 2008

I have a sensor deployed with a BPF file to filter out our network
vulnerability scanners to keep the noise down.  I notice when the scanner
makes  a sweep that the dropped packets increase quite a bit.

My question is does the perfmonitor count packets dropped by the BPF in the
stats it tracks?  That would explain the jumps in packet loss.

Robert Sharp
robertsharp at ...11827...
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