[Oisf-users] suricata inline mode in windows.

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 08:18:05 UTC 2012

2012/1/24 torna wida <tornawida at gmail.com>

> Hello,
> ı am trying to build suricata in inline mode for windows. I tried to
> build in cygwin step by step as explained in
> SuricataWinInstallationGuide_v1.2.pdf with --enable-nfqueue.  I am
> sure that i successfully installed and compiled
> netfilterforwin(libnetfilter_queue). But it is giving me error :
> checking libnfnetlink/libnfnetlink.h usability... no
> checking libnfnetlink/libnfnetlink.h presence... no
> checking for libnfnetlink/libnfnetlink.h... no
> configure: error: libnfnetlink.h not found ...
> Then, i tried to build in mingw, I did everything as expained
> https://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/projects/suricata/wiki/Windows
> i downloaded the newest packages that required for build. and I
> compiled the netfilterforwin (libnetfilter_queue).I downloaded the
> 1.1.3 version of libnet binaries for mingw. but when I try ./configure
> --enable-nfqueue it is giving me this error :
> checking for libnetfilter_queue/libnetfilter_queue.h... yes
> checking for nfq_open in -lnetfilter_queue... yes
> checking for libnet.h version 1.1.x... yes
> checking for libnet_write in -lnet... no
> *************************************************************************
> Warning! libnet version 1.1.x could not be found in  /usr/include
> /usr/local/include /usr/local/include/libnet11 /opt/local/include
>   Reject keywords will not be supported.
>   If you require reject support plese install libnet 1.1.x.
>   If libnet is not installed in a non-standard location please use the
>   --with-libnet-includes and --with-libnet-libraries configure options
> *************************************************************************
> I tried to build libnet 1.1.3 and libnet-dev 1.1.5 but I had error
> that ntddndis.h not found. I have this file in /mingw/inlude/ddk
> So, I could not compile suricata with --enable-nfqueue and can not use
> it in inline mode.
> Can anybody explain me what to do, please.
> thanks.
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Hi Torna,

Thanks for indulging in the dark realm of windows :)
1.  Can you please give me some more info on how do you compile
2. We are currently using CYGWIN , because it is kind of easier to get up
and running on windows, but I will try your scenario on mingw as well


Peter Manev
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