[Snort-users] Snort 2.8.6 performance

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Fri Oct 8 15:36:11 EDT 2010

On 10/8/2010 13:19, Jefferson, Shawn wrote:
> Has anyone else noticed performance (dropped packets), really take a dive today?
>   I’m missing about 20-30% of packets now… on a sensor that was running great at
> about 100-200 mb/s until just today/last night. According to my snort stats
> there isn’t anything unusual as far as stream or frag events go, but the snort
> process is using 100% CPU today. I’m using the VRT paid subscription rules.

please quote back your "snort -V" output... your config may also be needed... 
possible you found a bug or some way that someone is trying to evade IDS several 
other factors...

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