[Snort-users] statistics that Snort can do

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Mon Jun 16 12:35:13 EDT 2003

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Francesco wrote:

> If and when you exit Snort, you can get a statistics report of some
> significance.
> The point is you only get them (including the package drop rate) when you
> exit !
> I suppose it would be good the user could monitor these data anytime.
> I looked at the command line but I find no option available for this purpose.
> Am I wrong? any idea how to do that?
> Please do not say use Acid or something else.. I'd like to know if we can
> get these info straight from Snort. At first.

	kill -USR1 <snort_pid>

Will dump them into syslog.


Erek Adams

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