The probes are based on a customized and secured CentOS 6.5 distribution with the latest stable Snort 2.9.6 available with several enhancements:
- Centralized configuration through Opscode Chef client.
- IDS and IPS operating modes, as well as our enhancement, IDS Forwarding.
- Apache Kafka messaging system.
- Support for LAN Bypass cards from Silicom.
- Geo IP filtering.
- pf_ring based packet processing and balancing between several cores.
redBorder IPS 3.0 Enterprise further improves performance using DNA technology from nTop, fully exploiting RSS capabilities in hardware with symmetrical hashing and multi socket systems.