[Oisf-devel] Suricata dies (core dump) w/ multiple NICs

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Thu May 21 09:10:23 UTC 2015

On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 1:02 AM, Eduardo Meyer <dudu.meyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running Suricata 2.0.8 RELEASE with 3 interfaces, and from times to
> times suricata simply dies. This is the process arguments in use:
> root         45492   1.0  1.5 1299164 251564  -  Is    4:20PM    84:38.13
> /usr/local/bin/suricata -D -i bridge1 -i bridge2 -i bridge0 --pidfile
> /var/run/suricata_bridge0.pid -c /usr/local/etc/suricata/suricata.yaml
> I could not find a pattern when Suricata dies. Sometimes it's a high
> pps/memory/bandwidth usage profile, sometimes it's a low demand hour with
> just a couple pps passing the suricata system.
> It never dies with a single interface. It dies for bridged ports, trunked
> ports as well as for physical untagged ports, so it does not seem to be
> related to virtual or real NICs it's listening at, although I noticed it
> dies more frequently on bridged interfaces like the above scenario.
> Is there anything I should look at with special attention on suricata.yaml?
> I have a suricata.core everytime it dies. How can I produce useful
> information from it?

If you have a core dump and can reproduce the issue consistently - you
can have a look at this guide here -
how to extract useful info. Then you can open a bug report should you consider.

Thank you

> Thank you.
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