[Snort-users] Snort is using a lot of memory
Joel Esler (jesler)
jesler at cisco.com
Tue Sep 19 12:55:46 EDT 2017
Are you sure that you are referring to the correct snort.conf?
We need more information.
Joel Esler | Talos: Manager | jesler at cisco.com<mailto:jesler at cisco.com>
On Sep 19, 2017, at 9:25 AM, Anna <Anna at sonru.com<mailto:Anna at sonru.com>> wrote:
OS: Centos 7
Recently Snort started to use a lot of memory, and it is constantly on 29-30% of usage, it did not happen before (even when Snort was using more memory at the beginning - it went down after an hour or two), the only change to the server was a Centos upgrade
I put the memcap in the snort.conf —> stream5: global and restarted snort, but the memory usage did not go down. It is as Snort is ignoring the config
Any help with this?
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