[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.

Cheers!

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Erek Adams

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