[Oisf-users] HTTP Logging Update

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 20:17:22 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 10:08 PM, Adnan Baykal <abaykal at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been having no HTTP logging at all on one of my sensors. I have
> posted several questions to this blog. Mind you that this sensor does drop
> significant amount of data (about 50%) and I do understand that there will
> be a lot of http traffic missed due to drops but not having any entry in the
> http.log file was concerning. I thought I would at least see some entries.
> This morning, I found a setting:
>   midstream: true             # do not allow midstream session pickups
>   async_oneside: true         # do not enable async stream handling
> When above setting is applied to the stream, I get limited HTTP log. My
> question is "can this change in behavior be explained by dropped packets"?
> does this change further support the theory that this box is significantly
> undersized and that the bigger box would operate normally with full http
> traffic?
> I am in the process of upgrading this sensor to a 32GB 20 Core system (it is
> currently 16GB 8 Core).
> Thanks,
> --Adnan
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In general if you have significant % of drops  - you will be missing a
lot of logs.
How much traffic do you inspect with that set up? (and how many rules
do you load?)

Peter Manev

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