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2 fwsnort has its own installer "install.pl". Just run install.pl to install
3 fwsnort. After fwsnort has been installed, it is recommended that you edit
4 the /etc/fwsnort/fwsnort.conf file to define your internal network and lists
5 of your server infrastructure. You can just run fwsnort with the defaults
6 if you like.
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8 DEPENDENCIES:
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10 iptables String Matching:
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12 fwsnort requires the iptables string match extensions in order to be able to
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13 detect application layer attacks. Most Linux distributions include iptables,
14 and the string match extension is commonly included as well, so if you are
15 running a recent Linux distro you probably already have string matching
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16 available. If not, you will need to enable the
17 CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_STRING variable in the kernel config file (for 2.6
18 series kernels) and recompile.
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20 Perl modules:
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22 fwsnort requires two perl modules in order to run properly:
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24 IPTables::Parse
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25 NetAddr::IP
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27 These two modules are bundled with fwsnort within the deps/ directory, unless
28 you have downloaded the fwsnort-nodeps tarball, in which case these two
29 modules need to be installed in the perl library tree.
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