In this chapter
This chapter describes how to install Snort from source for use with SmartNICs and Napatech Software Suite.
Note: Snort is updated frequently, and the installation procedure described in this chapter might not be optimal for the most recent release of Snort, for your OS, or for your application.
Note: For security reasons, you will want Snort to run as an unprivileged user in a production environment. This installation procedure does not describe how to do this.