How to do it...

Once we have completed the installation of the dependency packages and downloaded the source file for Suricate, we can begin the installation and configuration part. Let's explore these steps now:

  1. After downloading the source, open the directory where the downloaded file has been saved and then extract the download file using the following command:

  1. Once the extraction is complete, change the directory to suricata-4.0.5, as follows:

  1. Now, we will build Suricata with IPS capabilities using the following command:
  1. Once the ...

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