[Snort-users] starting

Greg Sarsons gsarsons at ...530...
Sat Sep 22 09:09:02 EDT 2001


Is there a way to start snort and just tell it log to a binary file from
the command line without a rules file?  I just want to capture to a
binary file.

I've tried 

snort -b -i eth0  no go with this or even
snort -b -i eth0 -D no go as well.

All I would like is a start snort collecting traffic, put it in the
backgroup, and then once a day restart with a new log.

Tks to Erek's suggestion I'll be using SIGUSR1 to get the statistics
about the capture.

Greg




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