[Snort-users] Snort Logs

Demetri Mouratis dmourati at ...3877...
Wed Sep 17 11:32:21 EDT 2003


On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Keaton, Lindamaria wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm running snort 2.0 on Linux 9.0. Does anyone know how to rotate
> /var/log/snort/alert when it reaches certain size?
>
You could use logrotate with the size option for this.

       "/var/log/snort/alert" {
           rotate 30
           size=100k
	   postrotate
				kill -HUP `pidof /usr/local/bin/snort`
	   endscript
       }

And upgrade to snort 2.0.1 while you are at it.
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