[Snort-users] Central Server

Eric J. Taylor ETaylor at ...17679...
Thu Nov 17 00:08:04 EST 2016

Good day,

Hope all is well with everyone. New to sort and the ids/ips world, but looking forward to have more secure network(s).

I hope this is a easy answer to my question today. Been reading through the docs, and I see no mention about having a central server for multiple loctions. The locations are not joined in any fashion, as in seperate companies all together. If I was put a central snort box and connect the firewalls (mostly mikrotik) to the central server, is there any special gotchas or considerartions I need to review? I also don't know how much traffic is really sent over the WAN for analisis either. As a couple of sites use the same subnet schema, I will have to consider some changes at the locations to support IPSec from remote site to central server; if IPSec between locations is recommended.

And please, if I am over looking this part in the documents please point me to it as I don't see it currently.

Thanks in advance for your time and helpfulness as I try to figure this puzzle out.

P.S. Any grammar or humorous statements is courtesy of Android.

Eric Taylor
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800-324-9941 x1005
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