[Snort-users] Re: Testing snort

gary.smith at ...3189... gary.smith at ...3189...
Fri Sep 7 01:29:02 EDT 2001

>What is the best (and easiest) way to test snort?
>I am using the ruleset from the snort downloads page (with the addition of
>ftp check for root login).
>i wan't to check the alert recording. (viewable via snortreport)

You could try running SNOT which generates packets based on SNORT rulesets,
this would allow you to test _all_ of your rules are being triggered.


Its billed as an attack tool but it shoud give your probes a workout as well


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