[Snort-users] Wireless IDS setup experience

William Fitzgerald wfitzgerald at ...9307...
Fri Feb 18 01:18:25 EST 2005

I used the Atheros card

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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Wireless IDS setup experience

Thanks for a quick reply.
Which Wireless server PCI cards can be used?


William Fitzgerald wrote:

>I have just set one up.
>Yes it can detect RougueAP, Antistumbler traffic along with auth and 
>deauth flood attacks.
>Grab a copy of snort-2.1.1 then got to snort-wireless.org and grap both

>the snort-2.1.1 wirless patch and the snort-2.1.1 database patch.
>Below is the list of software I needed:
>MySQL: mysql-standard-4.1.9-pc-linux-gnu-i686
>Automake: automake-1.6.1
>Snort: snort-2.1.1 
>Snort-Wireless patches: Snort-2.1.1-wireless 
>Zlib: zlib-1.2.1 [7]	JPEG: jpeg-6b 
>Libpng: libpng-1.2.8 
>GD: gd-2.0.33 
>Apache: httpd-2.0.52
>PHP: php-4.3.10
>ADODB: adodb460 
>ACID: acid-0.9.6b23 
>PHPLOT: phplot-5.0rc2 
>JPGRAPH: jpgraph-1.17 
>BASE: base-1.0.1 
>Linux: Debian Linux
>Mr.William M. Fitzgerald (MSc,BSc),
>Applied Researcher,
>Telecommunications Software & Systems Group,
>Waterford Institute of Technology,
>Cork Rd.
>Office Ph: +353 51 302937
>Mobile Ph: +353 87 9527083
>Web: www.williamfitzgerald.org/
>Does anyone have experience in setting up snort as a wireless IDS? I m 
>wondering whether snort can be used to monitor for rogus AP access. 
>What can be used as a wireless monitoring console? Is there any 
>documentation I can read on?

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