Minimal Bro?

Anton Chuvakin, Ph.D. anton at
Wed Feb 18 13:45:45 PST 2004

>In just my rudimentary monitoring, I find that the running executable
>requires anywhere from 5M to 7.2M of memory when running on my local
Hmm, that sounds suspiciously good. Even with reduce-memory.bro and on
not too loaded net, bro never takes less than 20MB in my case and often
bloats to 70MB. As for the CPU, it almost never shows up on top of top.

Anton Chuvakin, Ph.D., GCIA, GCIH -
Author of "Security Warrior" from O'Reilly -
Senior Security Analyst
Product Management Group
netForensics -

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