After spending a few hours fighting a battle against Snorby and Apache2 + Passenger, I finally managed to get it to run properly on my Ubunty 10.x box (32bit). Looking back, I figured I might not be the only one who is having issues with this.
So I decided to publish the notes I took while setting everything up, and as a little bonus, explain how to install and configure Suricata as well (configured in combination with barnyard2 which will pick up local logs and send them to the remote MySQL server).
A while ago I stumbled upon an awesome write-up of a very nice CTF challenge created by sapheads: http://hackerschool.org/DefconCTF/17/B300.html I love cartoons, and I love reversing, so I decided to play a little bit with that binary (b300.exe) which was a lot of fun. Because some interesting anti-debugging tricks were implemented into the binary…