[Snort-users] Snort -v
erek at ...577...
Fri Sep 7 10:17:02 EDT 2001
On Fri, 7 Sep 2001 tommy at ...3366... wrote:
> I have a general question. When does it mean when you run Snort (snort -v)
> in verbose mode? Is this some type of sniffing mode? Also, I wanted to run
> snort in a sniffer mode and have it dump or make a log of what it picks up.
> What would be the command to do this? I am running Snort v 1.71 on a win32
> box. (I know, It should be on *nix! I am working on that)
-v will show you all the packets that it's currently seeing, but it will _not_
decode them unless told to do so with -d .
snort -b -l <logdir> will drop the binary formatted logfiles into the
<logfile> directory. To re-read that file later snort -dvr <logfile> | less .
Now you said you were being good and swapping over to *NIX, so I won't yell at
you. ;-) One thing you should do--Go to 1.8.1-RELEASE. It's quite a bit
more stable and robust on any platform! There are some precompiled win32
binaries on the website, so have a look and pick your poision.
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