[Oisf-users] need hints, tips with suricata as IPS

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Tue Apr 10 09:39:24 UTC 2012

On 04/05/2012 01:33 PM, Stefan Sabolowitsch wrote:
> Hi all,
> too first thanks for suricata.
> I need hints, tips with suricata <-> Hardware as IPS.
> My Hardware spec:
> 1 x Xenon QuatCore
> 4 x dual Intel NIC (for bridging)
> 2 x WD VelociRaptor 500GB
> My questions in addition:
> -What for an OS (linux, FreeBSD)? First test with Linux, FreeBSD were
> successful.

Linux is more tested, so I'd recommend that if you are comfortable with
both OS'.

> -Which start parameter for suricata is the best?
> -Wich option the best, pfring
> or netmap http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/netmap/ ?

Neither supports IPS in Suricata, so it's either Netfilter Queue (Linux)
or IPFW (FreeBSD).

> -A goal is to be, suricata -> barnyard2,sguil -> snortsam (pf or iptables)

Sounds good.


Victor Julien
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