[Oisf-users] HTTP Sessions and resource estimation

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 21:56:12 UTC 2015

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:14 PM, Yasha Zislin <coolyasha at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this question was already asked or not.
> Let's say I have pure http traffic (like 99% of the whole traffic). The pipe
> is 10 gigs but utilization is couple of gigs but it might grow.
> To my understanding, Suricata inspecting this feed would use most of its
> memory on HTTP sessions.
> Is there a way to estimate how much RAM (resources) I would need if
> throughput and type of traffic is known?
> I can definitely provide some config snippets of mine. Just let me know
> which ones.

What does the average session look  like - do you have big file/video
transfers for example?

> Thank you.
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