[Snort-users] Testing snort

Sandip Bankewar sbankewar at ...15479...
Fri May 25 01:54:07 EDT 2012


Hi Paul,

Thanks for your help.

My intention is to test the EPS handling capacity.

This way I think we need to run same command from number of terminals right?

Sandip Bankewar


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Halliday [mailto:paul.halliday at ...11827...] 
Sent: 24 May 2012 18:04
To: Nick Moore
Cc: Sandip Bankewar; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Testing snort

Sounds complicated :)

Couldn't he just feed the pcap directly to snort:

snort -r <file.pcap> ?

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Nick Moore <nmoore at ...1935...> wrote:
> Sandip,
>
> 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.
>
> Regarding installation instructions, installing from source is pretty 
> much the same as any package:
>
> tar -zxvf tcpreplay-3.x.x.tar.gz
> cd tcpreplay-3.x.x
> ./configure && make && make install
>
> 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
>
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 6:30 AM, Sandip Bankewar 
> <sbankewar at ...15479...>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Nick,
>>
>>
>>
>> I am new to this. Could you please provide me steps for installation 
>> or Is there any windows tool?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Nick Moore [mailto:nmoore at ...1935...]
>> Sent: 24 May 2012 16:44
>> To: Sandip Bankewar
>> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Testing snort
>>
>>
>>
>> Sandip,
>>
>>
>>
>> Please try tcpreplay.
>>
>>
>>
>> http://tcpreplay.synfin.net/
>>
>>
>>
>> Happy Snorting!
>>
>>
>>
>> Nick
>>
>> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Sandip Bankewar 
>> <sbankewar at ...15479...> wrote:
>>
>> 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?
>>
>> Is there any tool?
>>
>>
>>
>> Is there any other method to test it?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Sandip Bankewar
>>
>>
>>
>>
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