How Do You Install Snort on RHEL 7.x?

Problem scenario
You want to install Snort on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server.  How do you do this?

1.  Log into the server.
2.  Create a file /tmp/ with the following content:

yum -y install libdnet

yum -y install

curl > libnghttp2-1.28.0-1.fc28.x86_64.rpm

rpm -ivh libnghttp2-1.28.0-1.fc28.x86_64.rpm

yum -y install

ln -s /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib64/libdnet.1

3.  Run this command: sudo bash /tmp/

4.  Test it by running this:  snort -V

5.  If you want to learn more about using Snort rules, see steps 2 through 10 of these directions.

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