[Snort-users] Snort's architecture

JJC cummingsj at ...11827...
Fri Sep 7 01:00:05 EDT 2012


Not really, direct database support is deprecated now.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 PM, dandantheitman <dandantheitman at ...11827...>wrote:

> You could always argue that snort can also output to a database, as well
> as a file or an alert, but most of your security analysts are going to
> prefer that you don't do that, as then snort is stuck performing database
> inserts, which in and of themselves can be pretty CPU intensive.
>
> Tony is spot on,nothing has really changed that much from a high level.
>
> Dan
>
>
>
> On 6 September 2012 19:48, Tony Robinson <deusexmachina667 at ...11827...>wrote:
>
>> As far as I can tell Pratik,
>>
>> The diagram presented is actually pretty well put together and will give
>> you an idea as to how packets generally flow through snort and end with
>> dropped packets/alerts. To answer your question, no, in terms of this
>> diagram, nothing has really changed. this diagram is spot-on for a high
>> level overview.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> DA_667
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Pratik Narang <pratik.cse.bits at ...11827...>wrote:
>>
>>> I saw this diagram of Snort's architecture in one of the research papers
>>> i was going through. Could someone care to tell if the architecture they
>>> give here is the same which Snort actually has currently or whether Snort
>>> has undergone certain changes?
>>> The diagram-
>>>
>>> [image: Inline image 1]
>>>
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