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Configuring IPCop Firewalls by James Eaton-Lee, Barrie Dempster

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Using Snort with IPCop

Setting up Snort with IPCop is a very straightforward process. SourceFire require users to register if they want to download updated signatures. We really do want to have updated rules, and so we should ensure we register with SourceFire. This can be done by following the instruction on the following screen for registering on the Snort website and generating an Oink code.

Using Snort with IPCop

Once registered, we fill in the form on the previous screen. We select each interface we want to monitor by marking the corresponding checkbox. The author's preference is to monitor all interfaces at this point and filter later when monitoring the logs. We ...

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