[Snort-users] Snort Performance

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Thu Sep 5 10:38:30 EDT 2013

On Sep 5, 2013, at 6:39 AM, Julian Wiegmann <julian.wiegmann at ...15603...> wrote:

> I have a VPS server with a 2Ghz dedicated CPU and 1G RAM. I run some web services with hardly put any strain on it but I do have a lot of traffic.
> How much traffic in Mbps could I expect to inspect with a balanced security policy and some pre-processors enabled? 300Mbps? 500Mbps?

Define what you mean by “some pre-processors enabled” first.

Otherwise, your milage will vary based upon a ton of factors.

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
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