[zorp] Zorp slows down web page viewing?

Balazs Scheidler zorp@lists.balabit.hu
Wed, 04 May 2005 15:44:57 +0200

On Tue, 2005-05-03 at 11:08 -0700, Joseph Kim wrote:
> Thank you for your reply.
> "Slow" means the following:
> For the same webpage, without Zorp, it takes about a second to display. But, 
> with Zorp, it takes about 20 seconds to display. I understand that Zorp 
> would some latency, but not to this extent.
> So I thought there should be something wrong.

Yes, this latency is too much.

> Configuration is like the following:
> (1) Zorp machine is configured as a bridge mode with a bridge (br0) IP 
> address Currently, both eth2 and eth3 are added to the 
> bridge. And Zorp is running.
> (2) Client notebook's IP address is, and is connected to eth2 
> of the Zorp machine.
> (3) Eth3 of Zorp machine is connected to our Internet Gateway Router (IP 
> address through which it can go to the internet.
> The file instances.conf includes the following line:
>     zorp --verbose=10 --policy /usr/local/etc/zorp/policy.py --autobind-ip 

I think I've found the problem, --verbose=10 generates a _LOT_ of
messages to your system log, try with the default value of 3 which is
more sensible.