Install command:
brew install snort

Flexible Network Intrusion Detection System

License: GPL-2.0-only

/api/formula/snort.json (JSON API)

/api/bottle/snort.json (Bottle JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel big sur
64-bit linux
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

head ⚡️ HEAD

Depends on:

daq 3.0.5 Network intrusion prevention and detection system
gperftools 2.9.1 Multi-threaded malloc() and performance analysis tools
hwloc 2.5.0 Portable abstraction of the hierarchical topology of modern architectures
hyperscan 5.4.0 High-performance regular expression matching library
libdnet 1.14 Portable low-level networking library
libpcap 1.10.1 Portable library for network traffic capture
luajit-openresty 2.1-20210510 OpenResty's Branch of LuaJIT 2
openssl@1.1 1.1.1l Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit
pcre 8.45 Perl compatible regular expressions library
xz 5.2.5 General-purpose data compression with high compression ratio

Depends on when building from source:

cmake 3.21.3 Cross-platform make
flatbuffers 2.0.0 Serialization library for C++, supporting Java, C#, and Go
flex 2.6.4 Fast Lexical Analyzer, generates Scanners (tokenizers)
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
For snort to be functional, you need to update the permissions for /dev/bpf*
so that they can be read by non-root users. This can be done manually using:
     sudo chmod o+r /dev/bpf*
or you could create a startup item to do this for you.


Installs (30 days)
snort 487
Installs on Request (30 days)
snort 487
Build Errors (30 days)
snort 0
Installs (90 days)
snort 1,260
Installs on Request (90 days)
snort 1,259
Installs (365 days)
snort 3,727
Installs on Request (365 days)
snort 3,702
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