[Snort-users] RES: sending alerts by email / active response Win2K system [RMC-J7FLJI4]

Lok Ying Chung rogerchung2 at ...8113...
Tue Jan 28 18:16:18 EST 2003

HI Choelwa,
How to get the Syslog Daemon for Windows 2k Pro? Is it can configured to submit snort alert log to windows event log?
Roger Chung
 "Romulo M. Cholewa" <rmc at ...8111...> wrote:Hi Michael,

That's good news. With Syslog Daemon, I can configure it to submit the snort alert log to the system event log. Then, I can use an app like EventWatchNT, to send specific alerts to an email address.

You can find EventWatchNT here:


When I get to the lab I'll test it. Thanks! 

Romulo M. Cholewa.

-----Mensagem original----- 
De: Michael Steele [mailto:michaels at ...155...] 
Enviada: ter 1/28/2003 13:44 
Para: Romulo M. Cholewa; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net 
Assunto: RE: sending alerts by email / active response Win2K system [RMC-J7FLJI4]


You will need something like Syslog Daemon and run the alerts through that. 
It has an option of emailing on certain triggers. If you find a free tool 
that works, please let us windows folks know. The alerts can be sent to the 
Event Viewer, application log in Windows and if you can find something to 
parse that file and alert, that would be great. 

Michael Steele | System Engineer / Support Technician 
mailto:michaels at ...155... 
Silicon Defense: IDS solutions - http://www.silicondefense.com 
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system [RMC-J7FLJI4] 

Hi All, 

Sorry about these bunch of newbie questions. I'm in the path of evaluating 
snort, and it's being used on Windows 2000 Server. Everything is running 
really smooth. I had a BSOD, but I think it's related to the packet capture 
driver version. 

I would like to ask experienced snort users, if there are any ways of 
emailing some alerts (maybe a perl script of some sort that would parse the 
alert.ids file and send emails if it finds a specific alert). Also if there 
are any ways of automating the process of filtering out dynamically some 
kinds of attacks. I already know that it will not be easy with Windows 2000, 
but maybe snort can be used together with some firewall / filtering product 
available. Currently using Zone Alarm Pro. 

If these things are possible, I would like to thank in advance if someone 
could point me to the right direction. 

Thanks again, 

Romulo M. Cholewa 
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