[Snort-devel] using snort for an IDS/IPS appliance

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...402...
Tue Apr 5 11:19:53 EDT 2011

On Tue, 5 Apr 2011 07:37:38 -0700 (PDT), d a wrote:
> I know that sourcefire has a product for this purpose but that is a 
> commercial product while what we want to do is not a commercial 
> project it's an experimental and research project and as far as I  
> know sourcefire is using another generation of snort (3D) for their 
> appliance not exclusively snort2-9  software.

The Snort that is on a Sourcefire appliance is the same Snort that you 
can download from snort.org. There is no "special Snort".

Nigel Houghton
Head Mentalist
SF VRT Department of Intelligence Excellence
http://vrt-blog.snort.org/ && http://labs.snort.org/

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