[Bro] Bro performance issues

Martin Holste mcholste at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 08:05:30 PST 2011


What do you get for broctl status?

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 3:02 AM, Tomer Teller <djteller at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Seth, here is my configuration:
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> Bro 2.0beta
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> Running on Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
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> broctl config | grep pfring
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>> pfringclusterid = 21
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> ldd bro
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>> linux-vdso.so.1 =>  (0x00007fff41be1000)
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>> libpcap.so.1 => /usr/local/pfring/lib/libpcap.so.1 (0x00007f3a74c0c000)
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>> libpthread.so.0 => /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x00007f3a749f0000)
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>> libssl.so.0.9.8 => /usr/lib/libssl.so.0.9.8 (0x00007f3a7479a000)
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>> libcrypto.so.0.9.8 => /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.0.9.8 (0x00007f3a743f9000)
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>> libmagic.so.1 => /usr/lib/libmagic.so.1 (0x00007f3a741db000)
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>> libz.so.1 => /usr/lib/libz.so.1 (0x00007f3a73fc3000)
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>> libGeoIP.so.1 => /usr/lib/libGeoIP.so.1 (0x00007f3a73d8c000)
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>> libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6 (0x00007f3a73a78000)
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>> libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x00007f3a737f5000)
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>> libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x00007f3a735df000)
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>> libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x00007f3a7327e000)
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>> /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007f3a74e63000)
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>> libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x00007f3a73079000)
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> cat /proc/net/pf_ring/*
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>> PF_RING Version     : 5.0.0 ($Revision: exported$)
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>> Ring slots          : 4096
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>> Slot version        : 13
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>> Capture TX          : Yes [RX+TX]
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>> IP Defragment       : No
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>> Socket Mode         : Standard
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>> Transparent mode    : Yes (mode 0)
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>> Total rings         : 0
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>> Total plugins       : 0
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> for i in  $(pidof bro); do echo -n "Pid:$i " ; cat /proc/$i/environ | grep
> -w 'PCAP_PF_RING_CLUSTER_ID';  done
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> Shows me that all instances exported the PCAP_PF_RING_CLUSTER_ID (also
> tested PCAP_PF_RING_USE_CLUSTER_PER_FLOW)
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> Again, Traffic does not split between the workers, they see the same
> packets.
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> On Nov 6, 2011, at 3:49, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:
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> On Nov 5, 2011, at 5:21 PM, William Jones wrote:
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> Attached is a patch to fix the getenv problem.  The were tow PCAP env
> variables that need a shell export statement.
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> This will make PF_RING work so long as all the data is going into one
> interface or bonded interface.
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> What shell are you using?  There is something messed up because those
> environment variables are already set and I think don't think you should
> need those lines in run-bro.  I haven't seen anyone else that has needed
> those lines at least.
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>  .Seth
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> --
> Seth Hall
> International Computer Science Institute
> (Bro) because everyone has a network
> http://www.bro-ids.org/
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