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IDS Utility Library

Project description is a collection of Python libraries for working with IDS systems (typically Snort and Suricata).


  • Snort/Suricata unified2 log file reading.
  • Continuous unified2 directory spool reading with bookmarking (a’la Barnyard2).
  • Parser and mapping for classification.config.
  • Parser and mapping for and


  • Python 2.6 or 2.7; Python 3.3 works but is not as well tested.
  • Currently only tested on Linux.


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