[Snort-users] Snort/Barnyard2 performance with remote DB

Jason Haar Jason_Haar at ...15306...
Wed Feb 29 21:23:48 EST 2012

On 01/03/12 14:47, beenph wrote:
> As i said before the REAL issue with the "old" plugin was the
> incredible amount of time it was quering the DB for 1 event, this
> dramatically reduced kind of fix the problem of using it over a high
> latency network, unless you use barnyard2 in combinaison with a
> special snort ruleset that would generate 2mb of data every second and
> you try to force that data arround the world over a 128k/s link, then
> you might have other issue. 

So you're saying that as long as you don't expect stooopid levels of
alerts, running multiple barnyard2's over a WAN back to a single SQL
server should be fine?

I just might have to try out your latest version ;-)


Jason Haar
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