[Oisf-users] Dropped packets statistics

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Wed Sep 22 12:53:26 UTC 2010

Benjamin Burns wrote:
> Is there any part of suricata that provides the statistics for how many
> packets were dropped in a session? This would be in IDS mode rather than
> IPS.

When Suricata exits it prints the following stats to the screen:

[3444] 22/9/2010 -- 14:52:06 - (source-pcap.c:437) <Info>
(ReceivePcapThreadExitStats) -- (ReceivePcap) Pcap Total:226 Recv:226
Drop:0 (0.0%).

The "Drop" number is the number of dropped packets.

Is this what you are looking for?


Victor Julien
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