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

Ray Caparros arcy24 at ...11827...
Tue Mar 26 17:03:00 EDT 2013


Ubuntu. I agree with Doug!!!!!

On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Jeremy Hoel wrote:

> 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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