[Snort-users] Snort and Firewalls

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at ...22...
Mon Oct 16 06:21:07 EDT 2000


On Sun, Oct 15, 2000 at 03:28:13PM -0400, David Harris wrote:
> I have never heard of anyone running snort on their firewall itself...
> Is there a reason for this besides fear of performance hits on the firewall?

There's the possiblity that snort might be exploited to gain access to the
FW and then there's the performance issue

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