[Snort-devel] About a new plugin

Will Metcalf william.metcalf at ...2499...
Tue Jun 28 08:43:25 EDT 2005

This really isn't enough info, send us a diff?



On 6/28/05, Alejandro Cabrera <alex at ...2771...> wrote:
> Hi
> I have been working in a new plugin for snort, well I write it but I
> can't test it. I was create a new ruletype in snort.conf file:
> ruletype  exec
> {
>      type alert
>      output alert_execute: Mi_Program
> }
> When I run the snort I see that snort recognize my plugin, but never run
> my plugin on alert, I change a simple rule in icmp.rules and assign
> "exec" to this rule,  when I run the snort I made that it rule is power
> on. But never execute my plugin. I think that the problem no is my
> plugin because when I change the ruletype like this:
> ruletype exec
> {
>     type alert
>     output alert_fast: alerts.log
> }
> .......the snort made this file, but never write anything on it, and one
> alert is ative after I run the snort with this configuration.
> I should run the snort with an additional args for it recognize a new
> ruletype ????
> thanks for any help
> Alejandro
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