[Oisf-users] Suricata roadmap for ARM architecture

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 17:21:53 UTC 2017

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 6:04 PM, Sascha Steinbiss <satta at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> [...]
>> Maybe not for high end ISP level stuff but definitely to protect a home
>> internet connection or maybe a SOHO. Is there any documentation out
>> there on how to compile suricata onto ARM?

We have Suricata (stable and daily git master/upon commit builds ) ARM
packages ready for use for Ubuntu on PPA -
that go in the respective repos - for example (upon git master commit
or daily go in) here -
I didnt need any special flags to build those either.

> FYI: Debian has suricata binaries for their ARM version out of the box
> [1]. From what I could see from the Debian build process the build is
> done just as on the non-ARM platforms but some features (e.g. Hyperscan
> support) won't be available.
> As far as smaller setups are concerned I can say from experience that a
> simple Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspbian) is sufficient to process my 50Mbit home
> connection using the ET-Open ruleset with suricata 3.2 under moderate
> CPU load.
> Cheers
> Sascha
> [1] https://packages.debian.org/jessie-backports/suricata
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Peter Manev

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