[Snort-devel] Can't read data_log output file (empty)

Russ rucombs at cisco.com
Mon Jul 17 19:51:57 EDT 2017


http_server (the old one) was deleted so you should stick with the 
http_inspect (the new one).  Unfortunately, data_log now needs an 
update.  We will get you something soon.

On 7/17/17 6:20 PM, Ronin CS via Snort-devel wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I'm trying to better understand how to handle events inside Snort++ 
> using data_log inspector as example. But at the moment, I can't really 
> read the output file because it's always empty for me.
>
> Until now, I did the following changes to snort.lua:
>
> - Added a new line "data_log = { key = 'http_raw_uri' }
> - Changed the "http_inspector = { }" to "http_server = { }"
> (As recommended here: 
> http://marc.info/?l=snort-users&m=147422221322032&w=2 
> <http://marc.info/?l=snort-users&m=147422221322032&w=2>)
>
> And ran the command:
>
> "sudo snort -c /opt/snort/etc/snort/snort.lua -R 
> /opt/snort/etc/snort/samples.rules -r http.cap -A alert_ex 
> --plugin-path /opt/snort/lib/snort_extra"
>
> The http.cap I'm using is the one located at 
> https://wiki.wireshark.org/SampleCaptures 
> <https://wiki.wireshark.org/SampleCaptures>
>
> What am I missing here?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Ronin.
>
>
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