[Snort-sigs] Easy way to output alert and Hex+ASCII pcap data?

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...3507...
Mon Mar 18 11:23:59 EDT 2013

On 3/18/2013 10:15, Mike Cox wrote:
> I'm looking for an easy way to output (to a text file) the alert data
> (what you see in alert_full output) as well as a full hex+ASCII dump
> of the packet(s) that caused the alert.  Is there an easy way to do
> this?  I'd rather not have to log alerts to one file and pcap to
> another and then attempt to merge them.  Also, I'd rather not log to a
> DB or use unified2 and then have to parse unified2; I'd like this to
> be something I can just configure a sensor to do out of the box and
> not have to install a bunch of other packages.  I'm not expecting it
> to be efficient or use it in production, just something to make
> testing easier. I thought there would be an easy way to do this ... am
> I missing something here?

short of writing your own output plugin that does the same as unified2 but with 
hex output of the pcap part, i'm not aware of anything...

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