[Snort-users] Can snort create actual traffic? (imp)

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Fri May 23 06:14:11 EDT 2003


On Thu, 22 May 2003, Vaidehi Kasarekar wrote:

> There are three modes of operations
>     Sniffer Mode: which basically will sniff packets like tcpdump..
>     Packet Logger Mode: which will log packets the packets dumped in the
>     specified file or device. IDS Mode: It enables network intrusion
>     detection (NIDS) mode.
>
> OK..so far so good....
>
> But I want to generate traffic. Can i use snort for that?

No.  Snort can't generate traffic.

Check TCPReplay.  http://tcpreplay.sf.net/

Cheers!

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Erek Adams

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