[Snort-users] Compiling Snort for Mysql compat.

Dan Cave dan at ...4463...
Sat Jan 5 06:12:05 EST 2002


Hi all

Ok, so now I've got snort compiled to look at the mysql db... How do I know
if it writing all alerts to it ?

i have:

output log_database: alert, mysql, dbname=snort host=1.2.3.4 user=snort
password=sn0rt

should this do it??

Dan

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Lambert" <dlambert at ...4245...>
To: "Dan Cave" <dan at ...4463...>; <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 1:11 AM
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Compiling Snort for Mysql compat.


> First let me say that I am a relative newbie to snort/mysql, but I got my
> setup working without specifying a directory, i.e.:
>
> ./configure --with-mysql
>
> The script seemed smart enough to work out where mysql libraries were
located.
> I f you specify the directory I think that it needs to point to the mysql
> client library.
>
> HTH
> Dave.
>
> On Friday 04 January 2002 06:03 pm, Dan Cave wrote:
> > Hi all
> >
> > I have been having some problems getting mysql and snort work together.
> >
> > I have.. Obsd 2.8, (snort engine)  mysql-3.23.46 & snort-1.8.2.
> >
> > At the moment I have a working snort config logging to /var/log/snort,
but
> > to make things a little more elegant
> > Id like to get snort logging to my mysql db,.
> >
> > When I try and reattempt to compile snort to include mysql libs like so.
> >
> > /usr/src/snort# ./configure --with-mysql=/usr/src/mysql-3.23.46/libmysql
> >
> > i get
> > checking for mysql... no
> >
> > Where should I be pointing the --with-mysql to? Id like my snort binary
to
> > be mysql friendly
> >
> > Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Daniel.
> >
> >
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