[Snort-users] snort and firewall all in one machine
ppkam at ...11126...
Thu May 13 07:56:01 EDT 2004
I have already set up snort to monitor the external and internal
interfaces. I have already opened my firewall and I already have the
ips for int and ext interfaces under homenet, however, I could only see
the packets coming in from the ext. interface, nothing was seen in the
internal interface. Please advice.
Harper, Patrick wrote:
>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.
>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
>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,
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