[Snort-users] sid-msg.map and gen-msg.map

Chris Green cmg at ...1935...
Wed Aug 21 12:23:01 EDT 2002

Andreas Hasenack <andreas at ...1574...> writes:

> What exactly for are these two files? When are they used?
> Doesn't snort store alert text messages in its output files?
> Or are they only used for barnyard? This is confusing :)

They are used in conjunction with the version of snort you are using
and the unified output system.

They are only used by barnyard but since Snort where the rules and
generators are maintained, they are stored there.
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
Eschew obfuscation.

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