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Firestorm is an extremely high performance network intrusion detection system (NIDS). At the moment it just a sensor but plans are to include real support for analysis, reporting, remote console and on-the-fly sensor configuration. It is fully pluggable and hence extremely flexible.


User manpage available in HTML format from; User manpage for config file available in HTML format from

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey5 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Gianni Tedesco Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite libpcap
Weak prerequisite libprelude

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.


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