Flexible network intrusion detection system - documentation
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Snort is a libpcap-based packet sniffer/logger which can be used as a lightweight network intrusion detection system. it features rules-based logging and can perform content searching/matching in addition to detecting a variety of other attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, cgi attacks, smb probes, and much more. snort has a real-time alerting capability, with alerts being sent to syslog, a separate "alert" file, or even to a windows computer via samba.

this package provides the documentation for snort.
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blueXrider 12 years ago

quite nice