[Snort-users] using signals with snort daemon

Erek Adams erek at ...577...
Tue Nov 20 18:37:03 EST 2001


On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Fermin Galan Marquez wrote:

> I would like to know whats happens when
> a snort (running in daemon mode) receive
> a signals. In particular, I'm interested in
> SIGHUP.

As Steve has pointed out, the SIGHUP does cause a restart, but...  Have a look
at the FAQ on this:

http://www.snort.org/docs/faq.html#6.19

And a SIGUSR1 will cause it to dump stats to syslog.

Hope that helps!

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Erek Adams
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