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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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2009-12-21 - Added the --include-perl-triggers command line argument so that
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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2012-02-18 converted from Net::AddrIPv4 to the excellent NetAddr::IP module
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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