[Snort-users] Re: inside or outside
erek at ...577...
Fri Jul 19 16:33:03 EDT 2002
On 19 Jul 2002, Frank Knobbe wrote:
> it depends how you want to use Snort. If you want to use it as an
> Intrusion Detection Systems, it should be placed inside the firewall to
> alert you for for anything weird that slipped through your firewall
> (such as... uhm... an intrusion :)
Oh, like those ever happen. Those 'intrusions' are just made up to make us
forget about the Illuminati. ;-)
Seriously, Seth... :) There are pros and cons to placing it (a sensor) in
either location. You might want to have a look at this email thread I snipped
from another list that has some good statements about placement:
Hope that helps.
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