[Snort-users] Very basic question

Tinsley Paul Paul.Tinsley at ...9244...
Wed May 21 11:28:06 EDT 2003


/sbin/ifconfig eth1 promisc
/usr/local/snort/bin/snort -D -o -b -i eth1 -c
/usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf -u snort -g snort -I -l /usr/local/snort/log
-t /usr/local/snort

Thats the way I do it, hope that helps.

Flags from above:

-o Change the rule testing order to Pass|Alert|Log
-D Daemon
-b log packets in tcpdump format (much faster)
-u Run snort uid as <uname> user (or uid) after initialization
-g Run snort gid as <gname> group (or gid) after initialization
-I Add Interface name to alert output
-l Log to directory
-t Chroots process to <dir> after initialization
-i ethernet interface

-----Original Message-----
From: Ryan Koster [mailto:ryank at ...9248...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2003 12:55 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Very basic question


Sorry for a basic question but I am new to all this.  I am running Redhat 9
with two nics.  I would like to set eth0 with no ip address but still be
able to listen for IP traffic.  Can someone please tell me how this is done?

 
Thanks,
Ryan




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