[Snort-users] Promiscuous monitoring

Francis Yom fyom at ...2367...
Tue Jul 2 06:26:28 EDT 2002


I have the exact same problem.  I hope someone can pass a clue as to
what might be causing this.

-francis

On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 08:02, Jason Gauthier wrote:
> My first thought is that the EXTERNAL_NET variable isn't set right.
> Is that assigned as "any"?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Ferguson [mailto:eric.ferguson at ...6215...]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 7:06 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Promiscuous monitoring
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> I have Snort 1.8.6 running on Red Hat 7.3 with ACID and MySQL.  I start
> Snort with the -v option to verify that Snort is seeing traffic and all
> seems well.  My only problem is that attacks (ones I generate myself) are
> only logged if directed at the Snort IP address.  If I direct an attack to
> another machine on the same subnet, Snort does not identify the attack (yes
> I am running a hub and not a switch...:-)).  Sounds like something simple to
> me, I am just not sure what it is.
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> Thanks,
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> Eric Ferguson - NNCSE
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