[Snort-devel] config quiet not working

Martin Roesch roesch at ...402...
Sat Mar 20 14:25:48 EDT 2010


IIRC the snort.conf is loaded after a bunch of subsystems initialize,
once it's loaded Snort should be quiet but until then the switch
hasn't been set. If you want quiet-mode from the get go use the -q
switch.

Marty


On Saturday, March 20, 2010, Lee Clemens <snort at ...2953...> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am running Snort 2.8.5.3 on Linux Kernel 2.6.x.
>
> My snort.conf contains "config quiet" and I am using -c <snort.conf path> to
> start.
>
> However, unless I use -q on the command line, I see startup info, starting
> with (I would think config quiet would eliminate the need to use -q):
>
> Running in IDS mode
>
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
> Initializing Output Plugins!
> <snip>
>
> Thanks,
> Lee
>
>
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