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Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Part 3: Installation Prerequisites

Sep 04, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turnbull)

"Snort has a number of prerequisites that you will need to install depending on how you want to configure it. The most common is MySQL, though you could also use PostgreSQL if you prefer. Snort uses MySQL to store events and alerts. If you wish to add a console, such as BASE, to your Snort installation you will also need to install PHP, including MySQL integration for PHP and a Web server like Apache. In this tip, we're going to use MySQL to store events..."

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