[Snort-users] Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
Terry.John at ...16850...
Wed Mar 4 09:43:19 EST 2015
I’ve tried both ways. I would normally recommend the RPM route because it seemed it was more complete. Without being 100% sure it seemed the RPM version had all the correct SELinux settings as well as creating the correct user. The RPM does install to different directories but that’s no big thing.
Having said that, the last time I updated, the Centos 6.5 Snort RPM was no longer available and I had to compile the snort-18.104.22.168-1.src.rpm and then do a yum update.
If I had to start again, I think I would follow Jeremy’s advice and compile snort from source. Whatever issues you discover, you’ll be ready for them next time.
From: Jeremy Hoel [mailto:jthoel at ...11827...]
Sent: 03 March 2015 17:40
To: Farnsworth, Robert
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
In my opinion, you're probably better off building from source the things you'll need. They will be more up to date and easier to replace/upgrade/tweak when the time comes, in addition to adding pfring if you need it. A quick down and dirty looks like this:
yum Install the normal build tools
install tcpdump/libpcap from source
yum -y install mysql-devel zlib zlib-devel pcre pcre-devel
install dnet from source
ln -s /usr/local/lib/libdnet.1 /usr/lib/
ln -s /usr/local/lib/libdnet.1 /usr/lib64/
install daq from source
install snort from source
tcpdump/libpcap - http://www.tcpdump.org/#latest-release
libdnet - http://libdnet.sourceforge.net/
snort/daq - https://www.snort.org/downloads
On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Farnsworth, Robert <robert.farnsworth at ...6440...<mailto:robert.farnsworth at ...6440...>> wrote:
I am getting ready to install SNORT on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, I am a little confused on what packages need to be install with this version I am thinking the Fedora 18 is correct but am not sure.
And was trying to use the set-up guide for Fedora 17/18/19.
Can someone who knows respond. Am I headed in the right direction?
Robert L. Farnsworth
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HP Enterprise Services
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