[Snort-users] I am using Petrick harper's guide still have problems !!
Alex Butcher, ISC/ISYS
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Mon Sep 13 08:00:09 EDT 2004
Hi Juan -
--On 13 September 2004 15:54 +0300 Juan Fernandez
<Juan.Fernandez at ...2210...> wrote:
> I us fedora core 1 (now I am trying to install the sensor from the guide
> of Patrick harper) .
> When I try to install snort-mysql-2.1.3-0.fdr.1.i386.rpm I receive the
[snip tale of woe]
All the problems you're experiencing are essentially down to your
self-acknowledged lack of experience with Linux distributions and
commonly-used packages within. None of your problems are snort-specific, so
I respectfully suggest that you get some books and/or training on the
distro you're using, then revisit setting up a snort-based NIDS. You need
to learn to walk before you can run.
As far as recommended books: <http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/>,
Alternatively, if you just want a working NIDS, you might be better-off
getting your employer to shell out some cash for one of the ready-built
snort-based NIDS appliances, such as Sourcefire.
Best Regards and Good Luck!
Alex Butcher: Security & Integrity, Personal Computer Systems Group
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