[Snort-users] barnyard to db

Dragos Ruiu dr at ...381...
Thu Oct 4 02:15:03 EDT 2001


> * User defined rules don't log any message. This comes from the fact
>   that barnyard requires the use of the sid-msg.map file and that all
>   user defined rules actually have a "sid". The obvious workaround is
>   for users to maintain their rules in two places, but I personally am
>   not in support of this. Any chance snort could auto-generate this
>   file and auto-assign sid's for rules that don't have them?

I thought the idea was for user defined rules to be put in the 2M+ SID
space? Am I mistaken? e.g.:: 

alert tcp any any <> any any (msg:"generic traffic"; sid:2000001; classification: kickass-porn)

(Uh oh, now I'm gonna get mail from all the lame mail filters :-)

cheers,
--dr




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