[Snort-users] General Question on Snort Use

Jeff Stephens jsteve17 at ...1179...
Fri Jan 19 21:11:29 EST 2001

  I have a home cable connection and want to make sure my machine
is protected.  I don't intentionally run any servers.  The only process
is running that might be a matter of concern is sendmail which says it
accepting connections on port 25.  I'm not even sure if I need this
except that I think my redhat up2date application won't work if I
disable it.
Anyway, I am currently running portsentry.  My question is: Is there any
to me, given my setup, of trying to install and figure out the rules for
snort? Or, is snort mainly for installations running ftp, telnet, etc.

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