[Oisf-users] Suricata Performance

Frank Knobbe frank at knobbe.us
Tue Jan 19 00:15:13 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 16:25 -0500, Brant Wells wrote:
> Anyhow, I've had Suricata running in IDS mode for a bit today and
> would like to report on some usage stats.
> [...]
> The CPU usage is ~120-130%, and the memory usage is at 30.6%.  I have
> a 20mbit (20 incoming and 20 outgoing) internet connection which is
> running at ~18mbit download, ~3mbit upload right now.
> Snort is running at ~60% CPU usage and 6.2% memory usage.  That's my
> report.  If you need more detail, let me know.

Do you have any comparison in the amount of dropped packets that one use
to correlate to the CPU figures? 


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