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Re: snort pkt process speed
From: waldo kitty <wkitty42 () windstream net>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:13:52 -0400

On 6/23/2013 08:59, Balla István wrote:

what happens if snort cannot process the packetflow fast enough?
E.g.: if a fully used 100Gb/s link connected to snort. does it discard or drop
the packets?

yes... there are a few settings in the conf dealing with how much memory is 
used... i've recently also seen something about processing timeout settings but 
can't recall what it was exactly about...

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