[Snort-users] Question for the Guru's

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Thu Nov 17 09:52:39 EST 2011


We would be welcome to any in-line documentation someone would like to provide.

We currently just don't have the time to be able to sit down and write it.

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On Nov 16, 2011, at 6:02 PM, John Liss <john at ...15436...> wrote:

> <snip>
>>> Yes Snort does the bridging.
>>> You do not create a bridge as daq does that for you. I simply (after
>>> asking the same question) added this into snort.conf:
>>> 
>>> config daq: afpacket
>>> config daq_dir: /usr/lib64/daq
>>> config daq_mode: inline
>>> config daq_var: buffer_size_mb=256
>>> Where you spec eth0:eth1 ( or whatever) can be distro specific.
>>> 
>>> I would imagine using NFQ would offer more control via iptables but have
>>> yet to push down that road. Af-packet works well.
>>> 
>>> -Bill
>> Thanks Bill!  I'm off in the right direction!
>> -John
> 
> Thanks again Bill for the boot in the right direction!
> Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is working great with 2.9.1.2 using afpacket.
> 
> Drops packets wonderfully where told to do so : ]]
> I guess someone needs (possibly me) to toss something to the 
> snort-team at ...1935... for a inline config doc.
> 
> -John
> 
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