[Snort-users] API question about snort

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Tue Oct 18 10:17:53 EDT 2005

Zhan Zhaohua wrote:
> Hi all,
>     I'm a new guy of snort, I have some API questions
> about snort, would you please to help me.
> 1.I know the Snort is writed in C. Does it
> have C/C++ API?

Snort has no API at all.

However, if you want to just get information from it you'll have to look at the
log formats. Particularly the "unified" format that snort uses to dump binary
data fast for barnyard.

> 2. Because I will use it at many way so we want to
> know whether Snort support Java API, or the other
> language?

What would you do with it if it did have an API?

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