Network Storage

Julien Goodwin nanog at
Sun Apr 15 07:01:04 CDT 2012

On 13/04/12 06:25, Maverick wrote:
> Can you please comment on what is best solution for storing network
> traffic. We have been graciously granted access by our network
> administrator to capture traffic but the one Tera byte disk space is
> no match with the data that we are seeing, so it fills up quickly. We
> can't get additional space on the server itself so I am looking for
> some external solutions. Can you please suggest something that would
> be best for Gbps speeds .

In terms of tools, something shiny that I've not had a chance to play
with yet that is designed for this is Security Onion, which is an Ubuntu
based linux distribution that groups a bunch of tools for doing this
sort of thing.

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