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User Documentation

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Operating System Agents
  • Snare Agent for Windows
  • Snare Agent for Linux
  • Snare Agent for Solaris
  • Snare Agent for OSX

File Format Agents
  • Snare Epilog for Windows
  • Snare Epilog for Unix

Database Agents
  • Snare Agent for MSSQL

Browser Agents
  • Snare Agent for Chrome
  • Snare Agent for Firefox

Snare Server

Snare Server User Guide v7
Snare Server User Guide v6
This guide aims to provide users of Snare Server with the tools to be able to understand and work with it. Users expecting to work on the Snare Server should familiarize themselves with this document.

Snare Server Installation Guide v7
Snare Server Installation Guide v6
This guide aims to provide users of the Snare Server with the instructions required to install the Snare Server. All operating system, and Snare Server components are included on a single CD.

Snare Server Release Notes v7
Snare Server Release Notes v6
This document outlines the changes made in each release of the Snare Server, and should be consulted before upgrading to a new version.

Snare Server Agent Management Console User Guide v7
Snare Server Agent Management Console User Guide v6
This guide describes how to use the Agent Management Console provided in the Snare Server product. It outlines each of the configuration settings, explains how to perfom common tasks with the console, and contains the Agent Compatibility Chart used to determine which Agents can be used with the Console.

Snare Server v6 Feature Summary
The feature summary provides a broad overview of the major features and design aspects in the Snare Server product.

Snare Server VMware Logging Guide v7
Snare Server VMware Logging Guide v6
This guide aims to provide users of the Snare Server with the instructions required to configure a VMWare ESX/ESXi/vSphere server to send log data back to Snare.

Snare Server Side-by-side Migration Guide v7
This guide outlines the steps required to perform a side-by-side migration from an existing Snare Server v6 to a newly installed Snare Server v7 on the same network. This process is the preferred method of migrating from a Snare Server v6 to v7, and should be attempted in preference to the over-the-top upgrade process if possible.

Snare Server Over-the-top Upgrade Guide v7
This guide details the steps required to perform an over-the-top upgrade of the Snare Server v6 product to Snare Server v7, on the same piece of hardware.

Hyper-V Installation Guide for Snare Server
This guide describes how to install the Snare Server on Hyper-V.


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