[Snort-users] Snort on a bridge

Wozz wozz+snort at ...471...
Wed May 30 00:51:34 EDT 2001

On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 03:31:55AM -0000, Richard Oyh wrote:
> Hi all
> I have successfuly deployed IPF on an OpenBSD box with bridge, and wonder if 
> a similar setup is possible with Snort. Another question is, I have 
> succesfully ran Snort on a Linux box with an IP but was unable to do so 
> under OpenBSD. It complained that no interface was specified.Is there 
> something that I have forgotten? Thanks in advance.

Snort works fine on bridges.  An excerpt from one of my startup scripts:

/usr/local/bin/snort -i bridge0 -o -c /usr/local/etc/snort.rules.bridge0 -N -e -u snort -g snort -D

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