[Snort-users] Are packets being dropped? (revisited)

Martin Roesch roesch at ...421...
Mon Mar 12 02:08:05 EST 2001

I patched and committed a fix for this on Saturday morning, try it again
from either CVS or http://snort.sourceforge.net/snort-daily.tar.gz


"Jones, Benny" wrote:
> Thanks Vitaly, for your feedback.  I went back and found
> your previous post.
> However, I'm afraid I've been unable to see this work under
> Solaris 8.  I put a line in syslog.conf such that *.debug
> gets logged.  As expected, I see lotsa stuff coming into this
> log.
> But then, when I send my snort process a kill -s USR1 (I'm
> trying to recall the exact syntax per the man page), I don't
> see the stats.  In fact, it appears that every 2nd time I
> issue this command my snort process dies.
> I hope it's not operator error, but any suggestions as to
> what the problem might be?  Anyone actually getting snort to
> dump stats while running in daemon mode?
> Thanks a lot.
> Benny
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vitaly McLain [mailto:twistah at ...93...]
> Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2001 11:01 PM
> To: Jones, Benny
> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: Antwort: Re: [Snort-users] Are packets being dropped?
> I think I posted this already.
> grep debug /etc/syslog.conf
> Where "*.=debug" is being logged, you'll probably find the stats you're
> looking for.
> Vitaly McLain
> twistah at ...93...
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