[Snort-users] snorting as a daemon ?

Avleen Vig avleen at ...396...
Wed Aug 30 12:12:06 EDT 2000


Jim Smart wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I am sure I am missing something here, but not sure what.
> #snort -c /var/log/snort/rules.conf -A full -d
> works fine, but if I try and daemon it with the command
> #snort -c /var/log/snort/rules.conf -A full -D
> from which it does initialise as a daemon, but I see no output
> in the alert file, nor are packets captured.

try:
#snort -c /var/log/snort/rules.conf -A full -D -l <name of file to dump
to>

I found that works :-)

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