[Snort-users] snort(psql + acid)

Demetri Mouratis dmourati at ...3877...
Thu Feb 14 20:50:02 EST 2002


Jonathan,

I use snort+acid+postgresql to monitor a few networks at work.  I recently
setup a sysytem following instructions from:
http://kellys.net/snort/

You should update the packages to the most current available but the
instructions will still work.

Good luck.
On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Jonathan wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm fairly new to snort but am learning.  I have no problems with
> snortsnarf which is helpful to sift through a lot of logs.  Problem is, I
> took over for the guy that just left.  He set up psql to log packets and
> now I'm stuck trying to use a database I know >nothing< about to get any
> useful information from these packets.
>
> I was told to try ACID, which I have set up but have some issues
> using.  Everything is set up correctly, there just seems to be problems
> concerning authentication of a user accessing the db with afs and
> kerberos that we haven't been able to work out.
>
> To the point, I'm looking for some information, a website, anything to
> help me learn snort+psql and maybe acid.  I found the postgresql docs but
> they are of little help if you don't know what to select in the snort-db
> (plus those docs look mostly like gibberish to me.. ack... :) ).  Any
> help or suggestions would be appreciated.
>
>
> Frustrated, :)
>
> ~jonathan
>
>
>
>
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