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

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Tue Mar 26 15:04:09 EDT 2013


Looks like there is a tool/package called ringmap that might do some
of the same work on BSD.  There where some papers back in 2010 talking
about it.  But I imainge PF_Ring stays more current.



On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Doug Burks <doug.burks at ...11827...> wrote:
> 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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