on Fedora

Tim Alberts talberts at
Tue May 11 15:27:24 UTC 2004

I was looking for a replacement for the trisentry (portsentry, hostsentry, 
logcheck) that is being maintained and doesn't have licensing issues when I 
found  From what I've been able to learn so far  it seems to be a 
very robust, well developed and supported IDS program.  My questions are:

1.  Why isn't snort included with Fedora?  What is Fedora's IDS software (if 

2.  Has anyone tried to use snort with Fedora and how well does it work?

3.  Does anyone know of any other good IDS programs that will also 
automatically link with iptables to dynamically block attacks?

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