Can anyone explain to me the different performance settings for snort? IE what does ac, ac-banded, etc do?
I love what you've done so far with snort Scott. Great job! One feature I would like to see would be able to check which individual rules under each ruleset I want to enable/disable.
Also, I believe someone else posted this issue, but I am seeing a big slow down in the snort web gui when I click on Snort Blocked. I am running Release 1.0 with snort 22.214.171.124.2. Sometimes it will take minutes for that list to display.
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I would also like to know what the different performance setting for snort mean.
I am running 1.0 with snort 126.96.36.199.2 and have no issues with the snort web gui. I know it requires faster hardware inorder to run it, what is your system?
Is your memory or processor taxed?
I have a pentium 4 2.8GHZ with 512Ram with no issues with snort.
I am running an AMD 1.0ghz with 512mb. I notice that my mem usage stays at about 50% using the mwm performance setting.
Anyone able to explain the different settings ? :)
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check out section 188.8.131.52 under directive "detection" for an explaintion. Its just probably a difference in the algorithms used by Snort to analyze the packets depending on what kind of hardware it's being used on.
awesome, thanks for the link!