AW: [Snort-users] promisc help

Poppi, Sandro Sandro.Poppi at ...3316...
Tue Jul 8 00:06:11 EDT 2003


Hi Paras,

Sounds you're sniffing on a switch. Take a look on the Snort FAQ 1.8 I'm on
a switched network, can I still use Snort?

HTH,
Sandro
 
> 
> hi all
> 
> i am runnning snort with acid in RH 9 box with the command:
> 
> snort -c /usr/local/src/snort-2.0.0/etc/snort.conf -D
> 
> now when i do a test from other host to that machine(.156) by:
> 
> nmap -p 25,53 -sX -P0 -D 1.2.3.4,5.6.7.8 x.x.x.156.
> 
> Snort is showing the correct result.
> 
> Now when i do test to other macchine in the same netwrok snotr is not
> alerting.
> 
> 
> I put the eth0 of the machine to promis mode by doing:
> 
> 
> ifconfig eth0 prmisc.
> 
> 
> But snort is not alerting traffic of my network. expect abuse to the
> machine itself only.
> 
> 
> Thanks in adv.
> Paras pradhan
> Systems Dept.
> Bajranet PVT LTD
> Kathmandu
> Nepal.
> 
> 
> 
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