Getting Started with Snort 3

The section will walk you through the basics of building and running Snort 3, and also help get you started with all things Snort 3. Specifically, this section contains information on building Snort 3, running Snort 3 for the first time, configuring Snort's detection engines, inspecting network traffic with Snort, extending Snort's functionality with "tweaks" and "scripts", and lastly tracing Snort.

While not an exhaustive guide on installing and running Snort 3, this section does provide a foundation that can be built upon to learn and take advantage of the more advanced features that Snort 3 has to offer.