[Snort-users] ACID with 2 archive databases?

Matías Bevilacqua matias at ...7932...
Tue Jan 7 07:06:06 EST 2003

Well the need is there for sure, being able to work with "n" databases
is for sure something nice to have.
Not only for your needs but a typical 3-tire (n-tire) inspection of
alerts is something nice to have in large deployments.
I'll be glad to hear of any developments in this area.

Matías Bevilacqua Trabado
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Michael
> Sent: martes, 07 de enero de 2003 15:31
> To: snort-users at ...382...
> Subject: [Snort-users] ACID with 2 archive databases?
> Hi,
> I'm using Snort 1.9.0 with ACID v0.9.6b22. I created an 
> archive database and use the ACID function to move the true 
> alerts to the archive. 
> All my charts an history comes from the archive database. The 
> false positives stay in the snort database, because I don't 
> want to delete them. Sometimes I'm not shure if an alert is a 
> false positive and sometimes I need to check an old alert a 
> second time. The problem is that we sometimes have more than 
> one person working on the alerts in the snort database. And 
> that is very difficult with thousands of old alerts in this 
> database. Is it possible to use ACID with a second archive 
> database (archive2) where we can move the false positives to? 
> So that we've a snort database with only the new, 
> unexamined alerts. We want to move the true alerts to the 
> archive1 database and the false positives to the archive2 
> databse. Has anyone done something like this or have a need 
> for it too?
> Any ideas?
> Thanx for you help,
> Michael
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