open source DPI suggestions?

Alex Brooks askoorb+nanog at
Sat May 7 11:59:06 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 12:37 PM, Tom Hill <tom at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-04-29 at 07:59 -0500, Kornelijus Survila wrote:
>> Snort ( is also a nice IDS. They provide paid
>> and free rules/signatures.
> And if you would like 64bit and/or IPv6 support, try Suricata:

Another good open-source one with IPv6, Sourcefire rules support,
stateful firewall and filtering at traffic and web address level etc
is Vyatta ( and  They're
also rather nice routers if I do say so myself.

Do let us know which one you end up picking and how you go with it.



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