[Snort-users] snort and ACID

Roman Danyliw roman at ...438...
Tue Jan 30 13:38:37 EST 2001


Assuming that you are already running (and logging) with snort 1.7b0+,
there should be no DB layout change.  In reference to the rpm of MySQL
3.22.32, it should be a clean upgrading as long as the existing DBs don't
get moved/deleted (I believe you should be ok).

Roman


On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 Kevin.Brown at ...1022... wrote:

> Are there any issues I should look out for when it comes to upgrading
MySQL
> from 3.22.32 to 3.23.32.  Like changes to the database layout or could I
just
> stop mysqld, rpm -Uvh to the new version and start it back up?
>
> > > Just a warning.  You may want to set up replication on the database
as the
> > > sensors will hang while you run queries on the database.  According
to the
> > > developers they are working on fixing this in a future version of
snort
> > > (hopefully in 2.x).  I'm trying to find a way to do two way
replication so I
> > > can use ACID to maintain the database.
> >
> > Right, I confirm. I am experimenting replication just for that reason
!
> > You have to install MySQL 3.23, which comes with replication features,
including
> > the ability to build smart architectures with dedicated server for
SELECT
> > queries and other for INSERT.
> > Seems t owork, but I have to experiment a little further.
> >
> > Guillaume.
> >
> >
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