[Snort-users] Testing snort

Romskie L rslaranjo at ...11827...
Fri May 25 01:57:47 EDT 2012


Hi Sandip,

The error says you need to install flex. If you are using ubuntu, you
can apt-get install flex to install it.


Regards,

Rommel L.

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Sandip Bankewar
<sbankewar at ...15479...> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
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> Yes I have installed tcpreplay successfully on Linux. Thanks for your help.
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> While installing libpcap I am getting following error:
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> configure: error: Your operating system's lex is insufficient to compile
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> libpcap.  flex is a lex replacement that has many advantages, including
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> being able to compile libpcap.  For more information, see
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> http://www.gnu.org/software/flex/flex.html.
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> Could you please help me out.
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>
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> Regards,
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> Sandip Bankewar
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> From: Nick Moore [mailto:nmoore at ...1935...]
> Sent: 24 May 2012 17:50
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> To: Sandip Bankewar
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Testing snort
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>
>
> Sandip,
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> I have only used it in Linux and Mac OSX. I have to confess that I haven't
> used Windows as my primary workstation for over six years and am not
> familiar with current tools for it. The website mentions Cygwin, which if I
> remember correctly creates a Linux-like environment for Windows. So you're
> pretty much back to square one.
>
>
>
> If there are other users on the list who are more knowledgable regarding
> Windows and available tcpreplay-like utilities, please chime in.
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> Regarding installation instructions, installing from source is pretty much
> the same as any package:
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> tar -zxvf tcpreplay-3.x.x.tar.gz
> cd tcpreplay-3.x.x
> ./configure && make && make install
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> If you run Debian or Ubuntu, you can use apt-get. Most RPM based distro's
> should have tcpreplay. (blatantly plagiarizing from the website).
>
>
>
> To quote Marty Roesch "Learn to use Linux. Like eating your broccoli, it's
> good for you." A really good start would be to download a Snort set up doc
> for Ubuntu or CentOS and follow it through. David Gullet has done a much
> better job than I on keeping up with current releases with his Ubuntu doc.
>
>
>
> Happy Snorting!
>
>
>
> Nick
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>
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> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 6:30 AM, Sandip Bankewar <sbankewar at ...15479...>
> wrote:
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> Hi Nick,
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> I am new to this. Could you please provide me steps for installation or Is
> there any windows tool?
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> From: Nick Moore [mailto:nmoore at ...1935...]
> Sent: 24 May 2012 16:44
> To: Sandip Bankewar
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Testing snort
>
>
>
> Sandip,
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> Please try tcpreplay.
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> http://tcpreplay.synfin.net/
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>
>
> Happy Snorting!
>
>
>
> Nick
>
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Sandip Bankewar <sbankewar at ...15479...>
> wrote:
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> Hi All,
>
>
>
> I want to test snort using large packets.
>
> I started wireshark and started to capture traffic. I am planning to save
> .pcap file and load it into a system running snort.
>
> My question is how can I load .pcap or wireshark file to that system?
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> Is there any tool?
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> Is there any other method to test it?
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> Regards,
>
> Sandip Bankewar
>
>
>
>
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