[Snort-users] 2.8.4 performance improvements

Keith Konecnik kkonecnik at ...1935...
Mon Apr 27 13:17:34 EDT 2009


In stream5 you have the ability to turn on and off the ignore any any rules
option.
-k

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Jefferson, Shawn <
Shawn.Jefferson at ...14448...> wrote:

>  Hi,
>
> One of things that was talked about in the webcast on 2.8.4 was a
> performance improvement, but the trade-off is that rules with Any -> Any
> won’t be processed by some of the pre-processor’s (like Stream5).  I was
> curious about how many rules are Any -> Any, and in my configuration (files
> with none are removed):
>
> attack-responses.rules:1
> bad-traffic.rules:4
> deleted.rules:5
> dns.rules:2
> emerging-attack_response.rules:2
> emerging-malware.rules:1
> emerging-p2p.rules:6
> emerging-policy.rules:31
> emerging-scan.rules:7
> emerging-virus.rules:34
> exploit.rules:4
> icmp.rules:3
> policy.rules:2
> tftp.rules:8
>
> So, my question is, is it worth turning this new feature on?  Is anyone
> else using it yet?  Better performance sounds good…
>
> Thanks,
> Shawn
>
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