[Snort-users] Syslog trouble
radamson at ...2127...
Tue May 29 16:20:48 EDT 2001
> Im sure this is an easy question but its been giving me trouble for a while.
> I can't seem to get anything to log to syslog. Logging is fine in the
> directories (Im using 1.7).
> This is the command line: snort -i eth1 -D -s -l /var/log/snort
> in snort.conf Ive tried output: alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_INFO
> I have also tried without that and still nothing. Im testing with the rule
> alert any any any <> any any (msg: "STUFF: ";)
> I'd like to see the alerts go to /var/log/messages. My syslog.conf looks
> to be ok. Haven't changed it from the default (rh 7.1).
> Please reply to my address as well (I use digests). Thanks
To have snort send syslog messages, the command line must include
"-s 10.1.1.1" as in...
snort -i eth0 -s 10.1.1.1 -D ... etc
The LOG_AUTH and LOG_INFO parameters have no usefull purpose as it appears
the source code to handle changing these two parameters was never
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