[Snort-users] Upgrade, 1.8.6->2.0.0rc5 - new version won't alert to syslog?

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Thu Apr 17 15:59:06 EDT 2003


At 04:41 PM 4/17/2003 -0500, Glenn Forbes Fleming Larratt wrote:
>ObFAQ:
>} Q: Snort is not logging to syslog
>}
>} A1: You are using a command line option that overrides what you have in your
>}     configuration file.  This is most often -A.
>}

<snip>

>} /usr/site/snort/bin/snort -o -b -D -m 022 -A fast -i qfe1 -s -l 
>/snort/qfe1 -c /usr/site/snort/rules/snort.conf > /dev/null 2>&1

Well, there's you're answer right in the FAQ... you're using -A fast on the 
command line, which over-rides syslog.

Remove the -A fast part and try again.





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