[Snort-users] Basics of setting up an inline snort installation

Heine Lysemose lysemose at ...11827...
Thu Feb 9 11:21:01 EST 2012


To setup Snort as inline you need 3 network interface and pass your traffic
through a bridge between 2 of the interfaces and a 3. for administration.
You can start Snort with -Q to enable inline.

On Feb 9, 2012 4:23 PM, "Dave Kelly" <bigdavekelly at ...14012...> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm going to try setting up a new inline configuration, I've only
> tried passive before but would like Snort to be able to drop packets
> it says are bad.  I'm trying to work out the IP addressing for it. At
> the moment, I have all my machines in with a router at
> and a mirrored port on the switch sending all traffic to
> snort.
> It's pretty similar to the Ubuntu getting started guide in the docs
> ("Snort on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS").
> I think that to move snort to inline I'm going to need to give it a
> proper IP address and have the traffic pass through it but I can't
> quite work out how to do that without reconfiguring all the hosts to
> have new gateway addresses etc.  Any hints to get me going would be
> much appreciated.
> Dave.
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