Snort - Open source network intrusion prevention and detection system.

Overview

Snort is a Snort is a free and open source network intrusion prevention system (NIPS) and network intrusion detection system (NIDS)created by Martin Roesch in 1998. Snort is now developed by Sourcefire, of which Roesch is the founder and CTO. In 2009, Snort entered

How to install

To use this tool, please use a method listed below

In a Linux (Debian OS), run the following command(s).

Source:

wget https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/snort-2.9.17.tar.gz

tar xvzf daq-2.0.7.tar.gz

cd daq-2.0.7

./configure && make && sudo make install

tar xvzf snort-2.9.17.tar.gz

cd snort-2.9.17

./configure --enable-sourcefire && make && sudo make install

 

On Windows, run the executable:

Snort_2.9.17_Installer.x86.exe

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Fedora:

yum install https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/

yum install https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/snort-2.9.17-1.f32.x86_64.rpm

 

Centos:

  yum install https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/

  yum install https://www.snort.org/downloads/snort/snort-2.9.17-1.centos8.x86_64.rpm

Download directly from the following link:

 

How to execute

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This article was contributed by Gavin Dennis from Jamaica. Gavin is a member of the Caribbean CSPA.

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