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Intrusion Detection Systems with Snort: Advanced IDS Techniques Using Snort, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and ACID by Rafeeq Ur Rehman

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7.2. IDS Policy Manager

IDS policy manager is a Microsoft Windows based GUI. It is used to manage the Snort configuration file and Snort rules on a sensor. It is available from its web site http://activeworx.com/idspm/. At the time of writing this book, beta version 1.3 is available from this web site and it supports Snort versions up to 1.9.0. You can download the software and install it using normal Windows installation procedures. When you start the software, a window like the one shown in Figure 7-3 is displayed.

Figure 7-3. IDS Policy Manager Window.

As you can see, this window is initially empty. It has three tabs at the bottom, as explained ...

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