[Snort-users] Multiple Barnyard questions

Andrew R. Baker andrewb at ...950...
Mon Jun 30 05:14:15 EDT 2003

Gordon Cunningham wrote:
> I’ve got a machine with several NICs running multiple instances of snort,
> successfully logging to separate uni alert and log files.  However, I can’t
> seem to run multiple instances of barnyard with multiple conf files to get
> those logs entered into SQL for ACID reporting, etc.  Is there some trick I’
> m missing, or should I have all snort instances report to the same log
> files?  Details upon request.

Use the "-X <pidfile>" command line option with Barnyard to get it to
use a different PID file for each instance.


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