[Snort-sigs] what does this command do?
mkettler at ...189...
Mon Apr 28 11:13:02 EDT 2003
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At 11:59 AM 4/28/2003 -0500, Schmehl, Paul L wrote:
> Use the rules located in file config-file.
>-d Dump the application layer data when displaying
> packets in verbose or packet logging mode
>-v Be verbose. Print packets out to the console.
> There is one big problem with verbose mode: it's
> slow. If you are doing IDS work with Snort, don't
> use the '-v' switch, you WILL drop packets.
>Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...1311...)
>Adjunct Information Security Officer
>The University of Texas at Dallas
>AVIEN Founding Member
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: stormshadow [mailto:storm-shadow at ...1143...]
> > Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2003 7:21 PM
> > To: snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: [Snort-sigs] what does this command do?
> > I'm new to snort so bear with me.
> > What exactly is this command doing:
> > snort -dvc /root/snort_dir_here/etc/snort.conf
> > I know the v switch is sniffer mode. But is snort running in IDS mode
> > with that command as well?
> > Also, what argument should I use when utilizing the rules that come
> > bundled with snort. I keep getting errors.
> > Thanks for any help
> > SS
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