[Snort-devel] problem with syslog

Rich Adamson radamson at ...442...
Thu Mar 27 05:39:23 EST 2003


I had the same problem with the Win32 v2 code. The issue was the
syslog function was apparently redefined to now require an output
plugin definition. Add something like this to snort.conf:
  output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT
and all should be fine. (At least it is in Win32 v2.)


> I have problem with snort-2.0.0rc1 when I try to send alert via syslog.
> I do that : snort-2.0.rc1 -A full -CdIpbi eth0 -c 
> /etc/snort-2.0.rc1/snort.conf -l /var/log/snort/ -s ""
> and this error message appears before stop snort's intance :
> -*> Snort! <*-
> Version 2.0.0rc1 (Build 61)
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)
> (null)(0) => No arguments to alert_syslog preprocessor!
> This works fine with 1.9.X

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