[Snort-users] Logging Snort to remote mySQL DB

shawn . moyer shawn at ...1184...
Mon Apr 2 12:01:50 EDT 2001

You could probably get away with building on one box and copy
libmysqlcient.so to the proper path on each box.


Chad Gough wrote:
> I have Snort 1.7 logging to MySQL and ACID working just fine on 1
> sensor (RedHat 7).  I have other snort sensors on the network and
> currently I'm using snarf to view the logs.  I would like to switch
> these over to log to MySQL over the network.
> I am getting errors compiling Snort using the --with-mysql option.
> Is it necessary to have MySQL installed on every box or is there a
> work around??  I would like to create all the sensors with OpenBSD
> and snort (trying to avoid installing mysql everywhere).
> Thanks in advance,
> Chad
> P.S. Does anyone have any stats as to the size of MySQL with regards
> to number of alerts in a DB??  Also, is there a bandwith concern
> logging directly to MySQL over a network?
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