[Snort-users] best suited linux distro for snort?

Doug Burks doug.burks at ...11827...
Tue Mar 26 14:55:38 EDT 2013


What are folks using on BSD as a PF_RING equivalent?  Does netmap
provide equivalent features and performance and is it ready for
production usage?

Personally, I like Security Onion (based on Ubuntu), but I may be biased!  :)

Doug

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...> wrote:
> I'd back BSD.  Without empirical evidence.
>
>
> On Mar 26, 2013, at 1:32 PM, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
>
>> I would agree with BSD.. it's going to be faster at the IO level then
>> linux (from most things I've seen) but as for a linux distro..  I
>> prefer Cent, for stability, but you sometimes have to fight old
>> libraries.  For quicker, simpler, almost always working, you use
>> debian/ubuntu.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Gregory W. MacPherson
>> <greg at ...15873...> wrote:
>>> Solaris or FreeBSD :)
>>>
>>> -- Greg
>>>
>>> On or about 2013.03.26 10:43:05 +0000, ali hamza (qubee800 at ...125...) said:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> hi all,
>>>>
>>>> currently I am using snort on Ubuntu but i wanna ask it which linux distro is best suited for snort?
>>>> which shows the best performance with snort?
>>>>
>>>> Regards...
>>>>
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