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Re: Multiple Snort instances processing Pcap files
From: Shawn Lee <dashawn () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 13:39:39 -0700

What version of snort? Is there a number or processes in parallel that it
starts failing at? What is your snort config?


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Parker, Jonathan E. <jep () g-c-i net> wrote:

 I've developed a script (CentOS) to process .pcap files as they arrive
in a directory.  It starts an instance of Snort to process the file (snort
-y -r <pcap file> -c snort.conf -l <a unique directory for the given
.pcap>).  I'm having occasional issues when multiple instances of Snort are
running at the same time, the processing terminates for some files with the
message "Error during Snort processing".  If I process the file w/o other
instances of Snort running, it works fine.  It seems to get worse (more
failures) the more instances of Snort I have running at once.

Any ideas on what might be causing this issue?

Thanks - Jon


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