[Snort-devel] [Dynamic Preprocessor] How to log packet and output alert: genSnortEvent or alertAdd?

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Wed May 22 14:25:25 EDT 2013

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 5:23 AM, Hai Minh Nguyen <lightsea90 at ...2499...> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm developing a dynamic preprocessor by DPX. After processing a packet, I
> might generate an alert and log that packet for later analyzing if I found
> it abnormal.
> My problem:
> I found 2 member of DynamicPreprocessorData struct: alertAdd and
> genSnortEvent. I supposed those could help me. But I dont understand the
> difference between 2 member yet. Which of them should I choose for my
> purpose? If you know any other way, feel free to raise your idea.
Use alertAdd() to raise the alert.  Check dpx.c for an example.

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