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Cisco Bug: CSCsy88163 - implement sensor self-purge for memory protection

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Mar 18, 2010

Products (1)

  • Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors

Known Affected Releases

6.0(5) 6.1(2) 6.2(1) 7.0(0)B111

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Implement sensor self-purge for memory protection (off by default)

Certain environments can exhibit memory fragmentation that can eventually prevent large block allocation, and cause a sensor memory fault.
Purging the database periodically can help to minimize this problem.
This is an enhancement to add a "self purge" feature configurable via sensorApp.conf.  This work-around can also be applied to systems exhibiting
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