[Snort-users] Snort doesn't appear to be looking at everything on our network

Chris Green cmg at ...950...
Tue Oct 22 09:28:05 EDT 2002


"Steve Saunders" <stevefs at ...7249...> writes:

> Snort doesn't appear to be looking at everything on our network, I don't see
> any traffic except broadcast and traffic connecting to my pc. One of the
> rules I setup was to alert me when someone pings on our network, I don't
> receive any alerts unless my pc gets pinged. If I ping anything else it
> doesn't alert me. Even when I run snort as a packet sniffer, it never picks
> up anything except the broadcast. Is there something on our network that
> could be interfering with it, or am I doing something wrong?

You are probably on a switch.
-- 
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
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