[Snort-users] ruletype doesn't work at all ?!
joey at ...47...
Tue May 22 14:25:24 EDT 2001
What are your command line options? Are any of them overriding the
output facilities defined in your rule type? -A and -s will do this.
| Joe McAlerney joey at ...155... |
| Silicon Defense - Technical Support for Snort |
| http://www.silicondefense.com/ |
> I tried to do the ruletype inside the snort.conf hoping to get more actions
> in response.
> "icmp destination not reachable" is not what I will react when it occurs,
> just a log/alert is needed, so is "Login Incorrect"
> but a backdoor attack must raise a redalert, that send a mail or a winpopup
> to me....
> but enabling ruletype doesn't work for me, here is what I do:
> inside snort.conf
> ruletype redalert
> type alert
> output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT
> output database: log, mysql, user=snort dbname=snort host=localhost
> output alert_smb: winhost.lst
> and have a test rule inside local-lib:
> redalert tcp any any -> any any (msg:"red-alert, test1"; content:"redtest1")
> get nothing to my syslog, database, or any popup.
> but it is working if I don't use any ruletype at all.
> Did I forget something ? compile option ?
> Thanks in advanced.
> chlang at ...2055...
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