[Snort-users] How to enable mail notication?

My Security mysnort at ...131...
Wed Jan 23 09:40:19 EST 2002


Thanks for your feedback. I will try this later on.

--- Matt Kettler <mkettler at ...4108...> wrote:
> 
> from the snort FAQ:
> -----------
> 5.7 --faq-- --snort-- --faq-- --snort-- --faq--
> --snort-- --faq--
> 
> Q: How do I get snort to e-mail me alerts? A: Log to
> syslog and use swatch 
> or logcheck.
> -----------
> 
> See FAQ 5.9 for why doing computationally expensive
> things in the logging 
> chain of snort creates security holes. (It is about
> invoking processes in 
> the log chain, but I suspect doing a SMTP client in
> the log chain is pretty 
> bad too, for the very same reasons.)
> 
> 
> At 06:58 AM 1/23/2002 -0800, My Security wrote:
> >Hi there!
> >
> >I would like to enable sending mail if there is
> alert
> >on my email address.
> >
> >How will I be able to configure this option to the
> >snort.conf.
> >
> >Thanks in advance.
> 


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