[Snort-users] snort.alert location

Martin Roesch roesch at ...421...
Wed Oct 25 01:24:03 EDT 2000

Nope, this was changed for the sake of consistency.  Making a separate alert
directory listing would be doable, but something of a PITA in the short term. 
Version 1.8? :)


"R. Brockway" wrote:
> This is just to satisfy my curiosity:
> somewhere between 1.6 and 1.6.3 snort's default location for the
> snort.alert file went from /var/log to /var/log/snort. i've been logging
> it to syslog so didn't realize this right away. you can change the default
> alert directory by -l, but what about this specific file? I would like it
> OUTSIDE of the /var/log/snort directory.
> or am i seeing something that shouldn't be and i have something screwed
> up? perhaps a compile option i forgot about?
> -rockie
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