[Oisf-devel] Suricata 2.1beta1 Available!

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Tue Aug 12 14:43:51 UTC 2014

The OISF development team is proud to announce Suricata 2.1beta1. This
is the first beta release for the upcoming 2.1 version. It should be
considered a development snapshot for the 2.1 branch.

Get the new release here:

New features

- Feature #1248: flow/connection logging
- Feature #1155 & #1208: Log packet payloads in eve alerts


- Optimization #1039: Packetpool should be a stack
- Optimization #1241: pcap recording: record per thread
- Feature #1258: json: include HTTP info with Alert output
- AC matcher start up optimizations
- BM matcher runtime optimizations by Ken Steele


- the 'pcapinfo' output was removed. Suriwire now works with the JSON
'eve' output

Special thanks

We'd like to thank the following people and corporations for their
contributions and feedback:

- FireEye Forensics Group (formerly nPulse Technologies)
- Ken Steele -- Tilera
- Matt Carothers
- Alexander Gozman
- Giuseppe Longo
- Duarte Silva
- sxhlinux

Known issues & missing features

In a beta release like this things may not be as polished yet. So please
handle with care. That said, if you encounter issues, please let us
know! As always, we are doing our best to make you aware of continuing
development and items within the engine that are not yet complete or
optimal.  With this in mind, please notice the list we have included of
known items we are working on.

See http://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/projects/suricata/issues
for an up to date list and to report new issues. See
for a discussion and time line for the major issues.

About Suricata

Suricata is a high performance Network IDS, IPS and Network Security
Monitoring engine. Open Source and owned by a community run non-profit
foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is
developed by the OISF, its supporting vendors and the community.
Victor Julien
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