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Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass, as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. Snort has a real-time alerting capability as well, incorporating alerting mechanisms for syslog, a more...


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Negritude Member IconComment+1082

There are no OS X binaries for this. You must compile from source manually, or use MacPorts, Fink, or Pkgsrc.

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Version 2.9.2
Anonymous Member IconReview

Problems compiling? Use HenWen http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/8014

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Version 1.9.0
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Current version on Snort site is v2.2.0.
License is GPL, not shareware.

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Version 1.9.0
Dpelanch Member Icon+0

I experience some problems while trying to compile. The ./configure script stops and it displays :
[localhost:dpelanch/Desktop/snort-1.8.1-RELEASE] root# ./configure
loading cache ./config.cache
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for working aclocal... missing
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... missing
checking for working autoheader... found
checking for working makeinfo... missing
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... cc
checking whether the C compiler (cc ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot create executables.
Help me or send me a binary.


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Version 1.8.1
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Downloads 8,551
Version Downloads 2,917
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Date 16 Jan 2012
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
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