SnortCenter is a Web-based management application used to upgrade and maintain Snort configuration settings. It has a similar function as IDS Policy Manager, but uses a PHP/MySQL Web interface instead. SnortCenter has a few additional features that IDS Policy Manger does not have, including the following:

  • Snort daemon up or down status indicator

  • Remote Snort stop/start/restart functionality

  • Access control for SnortCenter users

  • Integration with ACID

  • Sensor groups

SnortCenter consists of a PHP-based management application and SnortCenter agents. The SnortCenter Management Console can be installed on a Snort Server, whereas the SnortCenter Sensor Agents are installed on the sensors to be managed. SnortCenter leverages the software packages ...

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