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Snort is an open source network intrusion detection and prevention system. It
is capable of performing real-time traffic analysis, alerting, blocking and
packet logging on IP networks. It utilizes a combination of protocol analysis
and pattern matchingin order to detect a anomalies, misuse and attacks.
Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe activity that can be considered
malicious or anomalous as well as an analysis engine that incorporates a modular
plugin architecture. Snort is capable of detecting and responding in real-time,
sending alerts, performing session sniping, logging packets, or dropping
sessions/packets when deployed in-line.

Snort has three primary functional modes. It can be used as a packet sniffer
like tcpdump(1), a packet logger (useful for network traffic debugging, etc),
or as a full blown network intrusion detection and prevention system.

Note that --libdir seems to be ignored on Slackware64; libraries are installed
to /usr/lib anyway.

Maintained by: Thomas_York
Approved by: rworkman
Keywords: security,ids,ipds,sniffer,ips,intrusion,detection,prevention

Homepage:
http://www.snort.org/

Source Downloads:
snort-2.8.4.1.tar.gz (63f4e76ae96a2d133f4c7b741bad5458)

Download SlackBuild:
snort.tar.gz
snort.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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