[Snort-users] Install Snort 2.9 on Mac OSX (Lion)

Ray Caparros arcy24 at ...11827...
Tue Feb 12 06:23:48 EST 2013

I dont' think that there are any DMG packages to install snort. I highly
recommend installing either VirtualBox or VMWare Fusion to install any *nix
OS and then install your Snort instance.


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 7:18 PM, Jessica B <b.jessica822 at ...11827...> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to get Snort installed on my Mac OSX 7.5 (Lion), but there is
> no DMG package for it, only Linux and Windows of which neither package
> using DMG. Thus, my understanding is that I must compile Snort from scratch
> using the command line (Terminal) and install the application this way. My
> problem is that I've never done this before.
> Could someone give me a rundown on how to compile and install Snort from
> scratch so I can get up and running with the app?
> Also, I have command line tools and Homebrew (similar to Fink) installed
> so I should be good to go once I get snort installed.
> Your help is highly appreciated.
> Jessica
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