[Snort-users] Snort Installation and configuration procedure on Win7

Michael Steele michaels at ...9077...
Wed Jun 6 21:21:38 EDT 2012

Don't worry Snort runs fine on Windows and it's getting better all the time.
The next major release of our guides will be introducing Barnyard2 to the
mix, and yes Pulled Pork runs just fine.


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From: Alex Kirk [mailto:akirk at ...1935...] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 12:17 PM
To: Kadhar Khan
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort Installation and configuration procedure on


Here's a one-word description of installing Snort on Windows: "Don't".


Meanwhile, there's a Snort installation on CentOS doc you should read:



On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Kadhar Khan <a.kaderkhan at ...11827...> wrote:



Can anyone help me how to install and configure the snort on win7 or centos
6.2 O/S, step by step Guide.


I have got the PDF form google, I configure as mentioned the document, but
am unable to receive any  logs on kiwi syslog server.

The test message appear, which indicates Kiwi is working while clicking


1.       On sonrt conf file I have mentioned :  "output alert_syslog:,  LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT" but no use

2.       Unable to open the ActivePerl  "Update Snort Rules.pl" on desktop,
While double click its flicker and disappears automatically.



Kadhar Khan

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