[Snort-users] Snort alerts to SNMP

Rafeeq Rehman rr at ...7389...
Wed May 21 18:02:04 EDT 2003


I don't have experience with Nagios but it works very well with HP OpenView
(I tested with Network Node Manager). Yes, you can do some trend analysis
based upon traps/alerts. However, I don't recommend to merge Snort data with
any production network monitoring system. False alarms do occur which may
panic operators in production environment.

Rafeeq Rehman

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Paul.Fiero at ...5820...>
To: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2003 3:57 PM
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort alerts to SNMP


> Greetings all, I am currently facing a situation that I hope you all can
> help with.
>
> I am trying to see if I can get my snort sensors to send SNMP alerts to my
> Nagios box.  That way it can send alerts and notifications while providing
a
> method for maintaining trends in alerts and a nifty visual tool for seeing
> things.  Does this make any sense?  Is anyone doing something along these
> lines?
>
> If you have any help, suggestions, recommendations, etc.  Please e-mail me
> at paul.fiero at ...5820...
>
> Paul Fiero
> Information Security Analyst
> City of Austin
> (512) 974-3559
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