[Snort-devel] Reconnect with MSSQL (Win32)

Erek Adams erek at ...835...
Wed Sep 10 05:43:00 EDT 2003

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Diverse.Snort.Developers wrote:

> Is there any support (or plan) for automatic reconnect when logging to
> MSSQL from Snort, in case of downtime for the SQL server ?
> I�m running Snort 1.9x and want to move to 2.x and wonder if I have to try to modify the 2.x code to support a lightweight version of reconnect.
> I have implemented this on 1.9x but much of the thoughts around this modification has been forgotten (by me) :-)

Yep.  It's already there.  It's called "BarnYard".

BY spools the data.  If the DB drops, then it waits till the DB comes
back and sends the rest of it.


Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson

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