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Old 09-03-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
arafat.sultan
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snort_inline library


"snort -dev" captures network packets using the 'libpcap' library. I wanted to know if this is true for snort_inline, too. Does "snort_inline -dev" receive network packets using 'libpcap', or 'libipq'?

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Old 09-04-2009, 07:21 PM   #2
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Snort-inline is still snort, but with blocking capability. Snort-inline still sniffs in the same manner as Snort does, from my understanding of things. The quick way to find out is to run Snort-inline and grep for libipq when using lsof ("lsof | grep snort | grep libipq" should work).
 
  


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