[Snort-users] Snort Logs (May be a stupid question)

Kevin.Brown at ...1022... Kevin.Brown at ...1022...
Wed Jan 24 11:16:28 EST 2001

I think by default snort logs to /var/log
You should find /var/log/snort_portscan.log and a directory called snort.

> You can call me a newbie in this snort stuff so i apologize for the 
> stupidness of this question ( if it is ). Here is my question,
> I've installed snort on my SuSE 7.0 system and it seems to work fine but 
> when i try to portscan my host from outside my network it doesn't log 
> the /etc/portscan.log file, and when i try to attack my box it even 
> doesn't log it to the /etc/snort/snort.alert file. What might be the 
> problem? Here is hpw i run snort :
> snort -D -i eth0 -c /etc/snort/snort-lib
> BTW the configuration files are the ones come default with the SuSE 7.0 
> distribution.
> Thanx in advance.
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