[Snort-users] Distro of choice

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Tue May 4 07:25:34 EDT 2010


Slackware is a great distro.

On Monday, May 3, 2010, BrainStomp Snort <snort at ...14862...> wrote:
> So before I start - yes I know that I'll probably get 10 different answers; yet I have to ask just the same.
>
> What is the current distro of choice for deployment of snort?
>
> My sensors are getting long on the tooth (5 years old) running on Pentium D processors and 1 gig of RAM and it is time to upgrade. So I have a nice new set coming but I haven't settled on what distro to use for the deployment of the sensors.
>
> I'll need to run the basic stuff (snort, apache, php, base, mysql)
>
> right now I'm using Slackware but I'm comfortable with any linux distro. I'm just trying to find out what would be best for snort.
>
> Thanks
>




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