[Snort-users] Which OS to choose for SNORT? (need help)

Randal T. Rioux randy at ...13561...
Thu Jan 7 21:03:44 EST 2010


I'm not touching this one...

Firnsy? :-)

Randy


On Thu, January 7, 2010 8:52 pm, Joel Esler wrote:
> Barnyard is pretty much done in it's current iteration.  I'd ask the same
> question to the barnyard2 guys, which seems to be much more current.
>
> J
>
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 8:42 PM, Michael Steele
> <michaels at ...9077...>wrote:
>
>>  Speaking of barnyard and Windows. Is there a reason why Barnyard has
>> yet
>> to be ported to Windows?
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>> *From:* Joel Esler [mailto:jesler at ...1935...]
>> *Sent:* Thursday, January 07, 2010 5:44 PM
>> *To:* David Alanis
>> *Cc:* snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> *Subject:* Re: [Snort-users] Which OS to choose for SNORT? (need help)
>>
>>
>>
>> Linux -- Snort is pretty much designed to run on Linux (Unix, osx, etc.)
>>  It's functional, on Windows, but there are things that don't work on
>> it.
>>  For instance, things like barnyard, shared object rules.. etc.
>>
>>
>>
>> Same thing goes for Solaris, No shared object rules.
>>
>>
>>
>> I am saying, out of the three, Linux is not only the recommended way to
>> go,
>> but also the easiest way to go for a beginner.
>>
>> J
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 5:35 PM, David Alanis <canito at ...14728...> wrote:
>>
>> Quoting Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...>:
>>
>> > Out of those three, it'd pick Linux.
>> >
>> > --
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>> > On Jan 7, 2010, at 5:05 PM, Sadanand Ghagare <sadanandgh at ...11827...>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi All,
>> >>
>> >> I am planning to install snort for our network as network IDS.
>> >> Can anybody suggest which OS I should use so that it can deliver high
>> >> performance with minimal packet loss.
>> >> I want to select between Redhat linux, solaris 10 x86 or Windows 2003
>> >> server SP2?
>> >> anybody has any suggestion?
>> >> Thanks in advance
>> >>
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>> >> Sadanand G.
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>> What's the point for recommending something if *you* don't give any
>> valid reasons for your selection?
>>
>> Don't get me wrong I am a Linux/Unix user myself but if the user is
>> not familiar with Linux what good will it be?
>>
>> SDA
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