Chapter 7. The Inner Workings of Snort

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This chapter is aimed at people who have prior experience setting up and maintaining Snort source code. To reap the full benefits from the remaining chapters of this book, it will be helpful to have a firm understanding of the inner workings of Snort.

The best way to obtain an understanding of Snort is to read the source code. Snort source code is relatively straightforward and written in modular form, thereby allowing for easy reading and development.

This chapter aims to help readers understand Snort source code. It is suggested that readers download a copy of the Snort source code ...

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