I needed to install Snort and a nice GUI for it for one of my projects. I have used a virtual machine running Debian 7. I have followed some tutorials but none of helped me install everything succesfully. I ran into some weird errors but i managed to fix them.
Basically, all software needed to have a nice front-end to the IDS of choice (Snort) are:
– apache2 (webserver), php5(main backend programming language), mysql (databases), phpmyadmin (gui for databases)
– snort (what good is a front-end if we don’t have a backend), ACID, BASE (basic analysis and security engine) Continue reading “How to install Snort and AcidBase GUI”