[Snort-users] Is that ok to use tcpdump 4.0 for snort on Centos 6.5

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Mon Jul 21 19:30:09 EDT 2014


And you could always compile it from source.. that works really really well
and lets you use later versions of libpcap too.


On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 8:37 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...>
wrote:

> On 7/21/2014 10:33 AM, Jutichai Thongkrachai wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am newbie for Snort. I set up Snort 2.9.6 as  this guide for CentOS:
> > https://www.snort.org/documents/4
> >
> > In this guide,William said Snort require tcpdump 4.1+ but the latest
> update of
> > tcpdump is 4.0.0.3 for CentOS 6.5.
> >
> >
> > Is that ok to use tcpdump 4.0 for Snort 2.9.6?
>
> you need to be more specific... AFAIK, tcpdump is an external tool used to
> capture and read pcap files... what is your use of tcpdump with snort? i
> looked
> at the referenced document and see only where they mention that you can
> use it
> to read the snort.log.xxxxxxxxxxxxxx pcap files... outside of that, it is
> not
> required...
>
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