[Snort-users] snort with mysql and acid

Damien Hart dhadmin at ...6089...
Thu Jun 13 17:44:43 EDT 2002


If you mean that it is logging to the database AND to a text file then you 
just need to start snort with a -N option to stop the text file logging.

hth,

Damo


>Take a look at the suggestions in Question #B1 of the database FAQ:
>
>http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/~rdanyliw/snort/snortdb/snortdb_faq.html
>
>Roman
>
>> i have snort up and running, however i want it to log to a mysql db, it
>> looks like i've configured everything properly, the database plugin has
>> been configured, and it still insists on logging everything to a text file
>>
>> when i run snort from the console everything appears fine except for the
>> fact that it is logging to a text file
>>
>> this is what i get when i run it on the console
>>
>> database: compiled support for ( mysql )
>> database: configured to use mysql
>> database:          user = snort
>> database: password is set
>> database: database name = snort
>> database:          host =
>> database:   sensor name =
>> database:     sensor id = 1
>> database: schema version = 105
>> database: using the "log" facility
>>
>> am i missing something in the snort.conf file
>>
>> any help will be greatly appreciated
>>
>> many thanks
>>
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