Monday, December 19, 2005

Bringing FreeBSD to InstantNSM

Last week David Bianco announced his InstantNSM project. The purpose is to automate Sguil distribution. At the moment InstantNSM works on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, and geek00l has been blogging on InstantNSM using CentOS 4.2. I told David this afternoon that I plan to help him get InstantNSM working with FreeBSD. I plan to let InstantNSM be the means by which I build FreeBSD Sguil sensors. This will eliminate the need for me to test and write a separate Sguil installation guide. I hope to integrate the proposed sguil-server, sguil-sensor, and sguil-client ports, and the existing SANCP and barnyard ports. Paul has a sguil-client port waiting on acceptance of his new iwidgets port.

Sguil 0.6.0p1 was announced recently. This is the version to deploy if you're starting a new Sguil project and want to the latest and greatest.


Incidentally, this is my 1200th post. This blog will be 3 years old in 20 days. It began on 8 January 2003.

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