A NIDS has a number of practical uses on a network. For people that use Mac OS X Server or otherwise provide network services with their Macs, a NIDS will inform the administrator that someone from a specific place on the network is trying to scan the
- Restored compatibility with Mac OS X 10.2.x.
- Fixed a problem which made it impossible to edit variables and rules under Mac OS X 10.4.x.
- The "Launch Snort as a startup item" menu item works again under Mac OS X 10.4.x.