[Snort-users] Linux recommendations
jason.weir at ...14916...
Tue Nov 9 12:10:04 EST 2010
Debian here - never going to be bleeding edge but will always be
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Castle, Shane [mailto:scastle at ...14946...]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 11:16 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Linux recommendations
> I have been using RHEL5 x86_64 quite well up until the last
> batch of Snort upgrades, starting with 188.8.131.52, when RHEL5
> was no longer a viable platform (the SnortSam mods were the
> first issue, and then there was 2.9.0). I know, there are
> additions that can be made to RHEL5 to make 2.9.0/184.108.40.206
> work, but then the "just run yum" feature no longer will work
> for the mods, and SnortSam's requirements with the whole
> autoconf/libtool issue mean that I can't use RHEL5 at all.
> So, unless I want to hold out for RHEL6, I have to start
> looking for a Linux platform replacement.
> The hardware I'm using is a 4-core Intel Xeon 3.20GHz, 8GB,
> and a RAID 0 disk arrangement. I've been eying Fedora 14, but
> it is really geared more toward the desktop world than the
> server world.
> So, what recommendations can I solicit from the Snort user community?
> Shane Castle
> Data Security Mgr, Boulder County IT
> CISSP GSEC GCIH
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