[Snort-users] Snort Minimum permissions

Richard Hall r.j.hall at ...3454...
Tue Sep 3 05:41:03 EDT 2002

Does anyone know what the absolute minimum permissions are on the MySQL 
database tables for the snort sensor account?   The guide states CREATE, 
INSERT, SELECT, DELETE and UPDATE on snort_db.* are all these needed?   
Does the sensor ever need CREATE, DELETE SELECT or UPDATE if it is just 
inserting information into the existing database tables?   My SQL (that 
is My as in Me not the program) is very limited and I wan't people in 
other less trusted locations to be able to still log sensor data back to 
a central location for analysis but without being to modify or read the 
existing data in the database.   Is this possible?



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Richard Hall
Systems Administrator
Information Security Group
Royal Holloway, University of London
Tel: +44 (0)1784 44 3111
Fax: +44 (0)1784 430766
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