[Snort-users] Snort Deployment

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Mon May 3 08:33:24 EDT 2010

I usually recommend that people implement Snort behind a firewall.

As for interfaces, 2 is a good start.  One for management, one for sniffing.
 However, if you have a tap, you might need 3 depending on the model of tap.


On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Kum Weng Luey <kumwengluey at ...11827...> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I have been trying out snort for quite some time now and it works great. I
> do want to try implementing snort in a live environment but am kinda
> clueless how. I want to sniff for traffic before it hits the firewall and
> enters the internal network. What would be the most optimal setup for the PC
> and how many interfaces do I need?
> Hope to get some advice. Thanks a lot.
> Regards,
> KW
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