[Snort-users] postgresql

Jason K. Boykin jboykin at ...9552...
Wed Jul 2 14:01:19 EDT 2003


I like to run nessus against the machine if I want to test to see if snort is 
populating the database correctly.  You probably have it populated by now but 
for future reference I would suggest nessus.

Good catch on the --with-postgresql.  I was thinking too far ahead.

On Wednesday 02 July 2003 01:57 pm, Bryan Irvine wrote:
> I ran this command (with my variables replaced for yours) and got an
> error that postgres wasn't even compiled in!! eek! *Do'h!*
>
> I did a recompile --with-postgresql and now it doesn't come back with
> any errors.  I see these at start time
>
>
> #######################
> database: compiled support for ( postgresql )
> database: configured to use postgresql
> database:          user = admin
> database: password is set
> database: database name = snort
> database:          host = monitor.horvitznewspapers.net
> database:   sensor name = 192.233.103.186
> database:     sensor id = 1
> database: schema version = 106
> database: using the "log" facility
> #######################
>
> *yay*
>
> I have it running now, I will check back shortly to see if the db is
> populating.
>
> --Bryan





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