[Oisf-users] AF_Packet multiple capture interfaces

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 14:32:34 UTC 2015

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Brian Hennigar <bhennigar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for recommendations for using suricata un runmode: workers and
> AF_Packet with multiple capture interfaces. I'm not how to best configure
> the threads and cluster-id.
> I have 3 relatively low traffic span interfaces (IDS mode, alert only) and 6
> cores.
> Would each interface need to have it's own cluster-id?  Would the best
> threads setting be auto for each interface?

You would need a diff cluster-id , yes.
If you dont have much traffic auto is fine otherwise you need to go to
manual configuration of the number of threads per interface and
budget more threads for more traffic.

> Thanks!
> Brian
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