[Snort-users] Can the Winpopup option be generalised?

Sean C Doherty seand at ...232...
Thu Aug 10 13:24:26 EDT 2000


Regarding winpopup vs. sendmail vs. logwatch, I would vote for sendmail
since it is a little more cross platform when it comes to win32
implementation, and has a natural interface to pager, winpopup or many other

Sean D

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Fyodor
> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 11:24 AM
> To: Jason Haar
> Cc: Snort-Users (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Can the Winpopup option be generalised?
> ~ :
> ~ :I'm just wondering why there is specific support for sending WinPopup
> ~ :messages of alerts to Windows workstations, and no generalised
> support for
> ~ :(say) sending the alert to a separate process - which could be
> sendmail,
> ~ :xmessage, pager, whatever.
> ~ :
>  Logwatch could do all the stuff. I believe we could throw away winpopup
> support as well and just put directives how this could be build using
> logwatch utility. I believe that Winpopup option is still in snort due to
> historical reasons (it's been there since the first time I came across
> snort source at least ;-))
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