[Snort-users] no data in portscan.log

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Wed Jul 16 10:50:15 EDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, [iso-8859-1] Björn Brombach wrote:


> The two Portscan processors are activated and kept the default values of
> them. The output processor is logging alerts to database and standard to
> file as well. The System is running fine except the portscan bar in ACID
> stays at 0%, although portscans are reported and logged into the
> database correctly. Furthermore no data at all is in the file
> portscan.log.

Never run both.  It's a waste of CPU and time.  Pick one or the other.

> And i got another concern. Is it possible to distinguish between the
> direction of packets when excluding them from portscanning? What i mean
> is that i only want to exclude outgoing traffic (source) from certain ip
> adresses, but not the incoming (destination) as well.

Check the FAQ.  3.9.

> Having reinstalled the applications and looked through faqs and more, i was
> not able to find any hints to a solution so far.

Ummm...  See above.  :)


Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson

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