[Snort-users] sanity check
Keith.McCammon at ...3497...
Mon Jul 8 06:17:03 EDT 2002
> I've assigned the snort box an ip of 192.168.1.5 to the eth0
> and plugged it
> into the back of the linksys and designated that address as
> the dmz host.
A DMZ is not a monitoring segment. Unless you're routing traffic to the DMZ, systems there won't see anything.
> Now as I understand it the linksys should expose the snort box to the
> internet without firewall filtering and I should see some
> scans from the
> script kiddies on the internet....
> Am I right here? Or...should I put the eth1 into a hub
> infront of the linksys?
> jim kelly
Put eth1 into a hub in front of the router. This will allow Snort to see everything that the router's external interface sees, which is (generally) speaking) what you want.
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