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Re: Network monitoring/IDS rant - What's hot what's not?
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Christopher J. Wolff wrote: > > Tivoli, Openview, Unicenter, ipmonitor, mrtg, nagios? > > There are many network monitoring options but each option has its > pitfalls. I'm rapidly coming to the conclusion that any software > Computer Associates publishes is designed for the criminally insane. > However, there 'has' to be something that offers more visibility into a > major WAN than MRTG/RRDTOOL. > CA-Unicenter/OVW/Tivoli are not IDS systems... (traditionally) but they can normally monitor the heck out of 'decent' sized networks (less than 500 components was my last experience with OVW atleast, tivoli and CA we never got working correctly with less than 1 metric butt ton of LOE to keep it running) > Perhaps I'm on a Computer Associates rant today but can anyone share any > positive experiences with E-trust intrusion detection? 5 MB of traffic > flow paralyzes a dual P3 with gobs of ram and it still misses signatures > that Snort does not miss. Originally I was going to blame this lousy So, lemme understand here... Snort works and you are switching why?? > performance on application tuning; however, it was a CA engineer that > set this box up. > > Any IDS suggestions would be greatly appreciated as well. > > Regards, > Christopher J. Wolff, VP CIO > Broadband Laboratories, Inc. > http://www.bblabs.com > >