[Snort-users] mysql rotation script for alert storms

Steve Suehring snort at ...7160...
Tue Dec 10 06:54:02 EST 2002

Off the top of my head, (and realize that it's early in the morning for me 
to be awake) you could do a 'select count(*) from event' or something.  
Alternately, you could monitor the size of the tables or directory that 
the database is stored in if your tables are MyISAM, that is.


On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 11:34:37AM +0000, markmormartin at ...2017... wrote:
> hi 
> I am trying to creat a script which would monitor the size 
> of a snort mysql db, if the database is getting to big (say due to an alert storm) it would start deleteing alerts. I was wondering does anyone know the best way to monitor the size of the database 
> Mark 
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