[Snort-users] OS options to monitor traffic over a 1GiB and 10 GiB

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Fri Jun 29 09:23:05 EDT 2012

Probably BSD. But I think it's less dependent on the OS, and is more
dependent on hardware. When you are talking about 10 Gig, there's lots of
factors that come into play.

On Friday, June 29, 2012, C. L. Martinez wrote:

> Hi all,
>  I need to monitor/sniff two networks (one is 1 GiB and another is 10
> GiB) using snort. My first option is to use FreeBSD 8.3, but it maybe
> best idea to use RHEL or RHEL-like CentOS using PF_RING. What do you
> think?? Which OS can offer best results in terms of performance??
> Thanks.
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