[Snort-users] snort and firewall all in one machine

Harper, Patrick patrick.harper at ...11593...
Thu May 13 07:39:03 EDT 2004


You need to have snort listening on your inside interface.  It uses
libpcap so it see's traffic at the same time as the firewall.


-----Original Message-----
From: Peggy Kam [mailto:ppkam at ...11126...] 
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 7:52 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] snort and firewall all in one machine

Hi,

I am currently running the firewall and snort within the same machine;
and snort is having its detections before firewall blocks the packets.  
I would like to use snort to test if my firewall actually blocks the
packets launched by attackers.  Would anyone give me some advice on how
I could configure IDS to do its detections after the firewall blocks the
packets by its rules?

Thanks in advance,
Peggy



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