[Snort-users] snort and packet sniffing

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Wed Aug 18 14:43:04 EDT 2004

At 01:04 PM 8/18/2004, Dean Price wrote:
>I have what may be a simple question...
>Can snort be a packet sniffer on a stand alone machine on a non-switched

Yes, but why? tcpdump is a simpler, smaller and better tool if all you want 
to do is sniff packets.

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