[Snort-users] What is snort sensor

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Mon Jan 12 09:53:04 EST 2015

> On Jan 12, 2015, at 3:38 AM, Eugeniu Babin <eugen.babin at ...11827...> wrote:
> Hi All, 
> Could You please clarify us how exactly the licensing for snort works?
> We are going to put in production one single snort server which will have 5 Ethernet interfaces, connected in 5 different networks. Is it enough to purchase one business license for such setup ?
> As I understood a snort sensor is considered a server, and it doesn't matter on how many interfaces snort is analyzing the traffic.

You are correct.  That is one sensor. One license.

Joel Esler
Open Source Manager
Threat Intelligence Team Lead
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