[Snort-devel] AFPACKET Inline mode: dropping do not work

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Tue May 21 08:12:44 EDT 2013

Suggest starting with double checking your configuration.  Did you
bridge the interfaces?

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Oleg Gvozdev <jktu17 at ...2499...> wrote:
> I have a problem with IPS mode.
> I wonder how afpacket can drop/block traffic.
> 1.I saw daq-1.1.1/xxx/daq_afpacket.c : daq_acquire() use raw socket and
> kernel rx_ring to receive ethernet data.
> 2. on each packet snort callback is called and if verdict after callback is
> PASS, then daq use sento() to send packet on interface ; else: if verdict is
> DROP - then nothing is sendig.
> 3.I comment sendto call in daq so any traffic will not be sent, but ICMP
> pings for example go through snort as if snort was disabled.
> So - I can not see how dropping can be done by daq: using only raw sockets i
> think is not enough..?
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