Snort Articles

Installing Snort 2.9.9.x on Ubuntu: Snort, Barnyard2, PulledPork, and BASE:

  1. Installing Snort
  2. Configuring Snort to Run as a NIDS
  3. Writing and Testing a Single Rule With Snort
  4. Installing Barnyard2
  5. Installing PulledPork
  6. Creating Upstart Scripts for Snort on Ubuntu 14
  7. Creating systemD Scripts for Snort on Ubuntu 16
  8. Installing BASE
  9. Conclusion

Quick-install guide for Snort on Ubuntu:
Snort 2.9.9.x on Ubuntu – Quick Install Guide

Running Snort in Inline Mode – Snort as a Network Intrusion Prevention System (NIPS):
Snort IPS Inline Mode on Ubuntu (AFPACKET)
Snort IPS With NFQ (nfqueue) Routing on Ubuntu

Snort 3 Alpha:
Installing Snort++ (Snort 3 Alpha 4 build 245) in Ubuntu
Installing Snort++ Example Plugins

Installing OpenAppID with Snort 2.9.9.x on Ubuntu
The Reputation Preprocessor in Snort – Blacklists and Whitelists

Tangentially Related to Snort:
Configuring Promiscuous Mode for ESXi

Splunk Articles

Simple Splunk Scripted Input Example

Python Articles

Using OpenCV and Python to draw mustaches on people’s faces in a webcam feed
A simple example of the Diffie-Hellman method for private key exchange over an insecure medium.

Digital Publishing

Creating ebooks from AsciiDoc (kindle and epub3 workflow).


Load Balancing and Quality of Service Constrainted Framework for Distributed Virtual Environments – Noah Dietrich & Shankar M. Banik
Presented at the 6th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2010), Chicago Illinois in October of 2010.
DOI: 10.4108/icst.collaboratecom.2010.22

Older Articles (For historical purposes only)

Snorby on Ubuntu 12
Snorby on Ubuntu 14
Snorby on Ubuntu 15

Installing OpenAppID with Snort 2.9.7.x on Ubuntu 14
Installing OpenAppID with Snort 2.9.8.x on Ubuntu

Snort 2.9.8.x
Installing Snort
Snort 2.9.8.x on Ubuntu – Quick Install Guide

Snort 2.9.7.x
My series of articles for installing Snort 2.9.7.x In Ubuntu
Snort 2.9.7.x on Ubuntu (quick install guide).

Snort 3 Alpha
Installing Snort++ (Snort 3 Alpha 4 build 240) in Ubuntu
Installing Snort++ (Snort 3 Alpha 4 build 239) in Ubuntu
Installing Snort++ (Snort 3 Alpha 4 build 237) in Ubuntu