[Snort-users] combination of snort & ipchains

Fyodor fygrave at ...121...
Tue Jan 16 10:47:07 EST 2001

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 04:18:04PM +0100, Philipp Snizek wrote:
> Dear list members,
> If I do a portscan using nmap, my ipchains log the scan with a lot of DENY
> messages. But Snort does not log anything. If something occurs that is
> allowed by ipchains (e.g. ping-pong), it is logged by snort.
> Since I'm new to IDS, do I only have to control ports that are left open by
> the packet filter, or is it possible to have Snort controlling all (1 -
> 65535) ports BEFORE packets hit the deny rules of ipchains?

hmm.. maybe new linux kernel `feature`(?), what libpcap/linix kernel version you're using?

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