[Snort-devel] preprocessor stream5_global prune_log_max 0

Victor Roemer viroemer at ...3461...
Fri Mar 27 14:02:12 EDT 2015

Elof, I'm aware of changes to Snort which we've added new "config:" 
options to make Stream5 less noisy. I'll have to check but they should 
be in the next major release.


On 03/27/15 9:20, elof at ...969... wrote:
>> Will this bug ever be fixed?
>> See my initial report from 2 years ago, http://seclists.org/snort/2013/q1/952
>> and the proposed solution by Gregory in http://seclists.org/snort/2013/q1/967
> I tried to mute the flood of prune-messages by setting prune_log_max to 1073741824, but it still spam my syslog. :(
> Perhaps you should review the logging mechanism? I think setting
> prune_log_max to either 0 or the maximum value should disable the logging
> completely.
> I then tried an even higher value, to make it shut up, but then I get:
> snort[64286]: FATAL ERROR: snort.conf(178) => Invalid Prune Log Max.  Must be 0 (disabled) or between 1024 and 1073741824
> So I revert back to filtering the spam in my syslog-conf instead. :-/
> /Elof
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