[Snort-users] problem about alert

Chris Eidem jceidem at ...2191...
Fri Nov 16 11:28:04 EST 2001


Looks like you're plugged into a switch without monitoring set on.  You
need to set your switch to send a copy of the traffic to the port your
snort box is on.  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Qinglan Li [mailto:li1q at ...4105...]
> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 10:48 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] problem about alert
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> I'm new to snort; now I met a really simple proble. I tried to test
> snort by using different attacks; Actually I use Nessus to 
> simulate the
> attacks. Whenever I run snort, the alert is always like this:
> [**] [1:499:1] MISC Large ICMP Packet [**]
> [Classification: Potentially Bad Traffic] [Priority: 2]
> ......
> [Xref => http://www.whitehats.com/info/IDS246]
> 
> Could you please give me any suggestion to figure out this problem?
> 
> Thanx a lot,
> 
> Laura
> 
> 
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