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POE::Filter::Snort parses streams containing Snort alerts. Each alert is returned as a hash containing the following fields: comment, class, priority, src_ip, dst_ip, src_port, dst_port, xref, raw. Great for monitoring Snort logs.
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POE::Filter::Snort is a stream filter for POE.  It parses snort alert
logs into hashes, one per alert.  Each hash's fields contain vital
information about its parsed alert.

It's used the way any other POE::Filter class would be.  See the
SYNOPSIS for a complete working example.

Basic Installation

POE::Filter::Snort may be installed through the CPAN shell in the
usual manner.  Typically:

  $ perl -MCPAN -e 'install "POE::Filter::Snort"'

You can also read this README from the CPAN shell:

  $ perl -MCPAN -e shell
  cpan> readme POE::Filter::Snort

And you can install the component from the CPAN prompt as well:

  cpan> install POE::Filter::Snort

Manual Installation

This module may be installed manually, in the usual fashion:

1. Download and unpack the distribution.

	Left as an exercise for the reader.

2. Build and test it.

  % perl Makefile.PL
  % make test

3. Install it if you're happy.  It's assumed you have privileges to
create and write files in Perl's library.

	% make install

It should now be ready to use.

Bleeding Edge

This module is maintained in two public git repositories.  Patches and
collaborators are welcome.

Thanks for reading!

-- Rocco Caputo -
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