[Snort-users] Lost in the config file

Michael Boman michael.boman at ...4162...
Thu Jun 27 06:10:05 EDT 2002


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On Thursday 27 June 2002 20:34, K. A. Steensma wrote:
> Erek Adams wrote:
> > http://www.snort.org/docs/writing_rules/chap2.html#tth_sEc2.1.3
> >
> > Or quite simply:
> >
> > 	config interface: xl0
>
> The 'x' is the ???  Without looking at the source code (which I don't do
> alot of), I would think that the interface name would go after the colon
> (:).  True or false?
>
> Keith

xl0 is a eepro100 NIC under *BSD. Unlike Linux (where everything is eth*), BSD 
(and Solaris, maybe others as well) name their interfaces depending what NIC 
brand/model it is.

Best regards
 Michael boman

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Michael Boman
Security Architect, SecureCiRT (A SBU of Z-Vance Pte Ltd)
http://www.securecirt.com
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