From the project home page:
- Suricata is a high performance Network IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engine. Open Source and owned by a community run non-profit foundation, the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF). Suricata is developed by the OISF and its supporting vendors.
The main configuration file is
You should change the following parts of the config in order to make it run:
default-log-dir: /var/log/suricata/ # where you want to store log files HOME_NET: "[10.0.0.0/8]" # your local network host-os-policy: .. # according to the OS running the ips