[Snort-users] New to snort

James Lay jlay at ...13475...
Thu Apr 10 08:26:26 EDT 2014


On Thu, 2014-04-10 at 17:42 +0530, Pothineni sai bhushan wrote:
> Thank you. I wanted the documentation to know the roles of each files
> in processing a packet. Is there any other manual or site where that
> info is available.
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 4:51 PM, James Lay <jlay at ...13475...>
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>         On Thu, 2014-04-10 at 15:28 +0530, Pothineni sai bhushan
>         wrote: 
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>         > Hi,
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>         >   I am new to snort. Is there any documentation for snort
>         > source code?I would like to know where the snort actually
>         > sends calls to drop packets and how snort interacts with
>         > drivers.
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>         >  Do DAQs act as abstract layer between network interface and
>         > snort?
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>         I'm sure the source code itself is documented.  I believe DAQ
>         is the abstraction layer...it used to be libpcap.
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>         James
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I'm certain one of the snort developers would have this info...gents?

James
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