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Snort is an open source network intrusion detection and prevention system (NIDS/NIPS).

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Setting up snort

I'm doing a project for a class, and I keep running into an issue. The professor and tutor are unable to help. I entered the following commands to install snort onto Ubuntu: (DAQ was already installed)...
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Display NotifyOSD notification from a log file

I am using Snort for a real-time intrusion detection system (IDS), my desire is for real-time system notifications each time a new log is written to the log file. So, NotifyOSD will display a ...
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snort threshold.conf

I have suppressed a certain signature in etc/snort/threshold.conf, but after I saved and came out from threshold.conf file, I am still seeing those alerts in log file, here my question is do I need to ...
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Compile snort 2.9.8.2 : ERROR! dnet header not found

I'm compiling Snort 2.9.8.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. When i run ./configure following error is shown: ERROR! dnet header not found, go get it from http://code.google.com/p/libdnet/ or use the --with-...
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How to install and configure Snort on Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

How do you install and configure Snort on Ubuntu 16.04 so it monitors all interfaces? I'm trying to install it on a laptop, which has eth1 and wlan1 interfaces. However, when I ran sudo apt-get ...
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error : unable to locate package

I have installed Ubuntu on a virtual machine and am trying to install Snort on it. However, it's giving me an error message: I tried sudo apt-get update command as well but gave me the same error. ...
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Use system environment variable for snort.conf HOME_NET setting

I'm setting up a mass deployment image that includes snort. Since I don't know the network address range that each image will reside on I thought about using an environment variable to hold the ...
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Installing and configuring Snort, Barnyard2 on ubuntu 13.10 in AWS EC2 VPC

I need you help after searching a whole lot and asking AWS my problem is not getting resolved, so I have come here for your help. I have a AWS VPC setup with all ubuntu servers I have a NAT server ...
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Cannot rm or chown /var/log/snort as root

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome. I installed an older version of Snort, uninstalled it and tried to install the latest version as root using sudo. However, the install crashed because root does not ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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Problem installing snort barnyard2

Hi I have problem installing barnyard2 in snort. I am trying to do this steps using the Snort PDF guide barnyard2 section. sudo tar zxvf barnyard2-1.9.tar.gz cd barnyard2-1.9 sudo ./configure --with-...
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How to install Intrusion Detection system in Ubuntu 12.04

Basically i m looking for some Intrusion Detection system.... so i find snort is one of them , soi i need step by step configuration to install snort & some snort web-based monitoring tool .....
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Is there a newer version of snort available?

The Snort version available for Lucid is 2.8.5.2, for which snort rules are not available anymore. Is there a ppa for the updated version of snort or are there any good tutorials for installing snort ...