[Snort-Users] differentiate between eth0 and eth1 in logs

Edin Dizdarevic edin.dizdarevic at ...7509...
Fri Apr 2 06:46:12 EST 2004


eamonn doyle schrieb:

> Hello snort users!
> I am new to snort and have what I am sure is a very simple question at least
> for you folks.  I have a single snort box with 2 ethernet cards, and 2 snort
> processes running.  I start the process from within the directory where
> snort.conf resides:
> /usr/local/bin/snort -i eth0 -D
> /usr/local/bin/snort -i eth1 -D
> I am logging very simply to the /var/log/messages file, and would like to
>  know if there is a way to differentiate between each interface that is
>  snorting. From what I see in /var/log/messages it is not obvious to me that I 
> can.

snort -?
-I         Add Interface name to alert output

nice ;), you get something like this:

04/01/04-14:41:33.279643  [**] [1:1390:4]  <eth0> SHELLCODE x86 inc ebx 
NOOP [**] [Classification: Executable code was detected] [Priority: 1] 
{TCP} -> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:36095

> Apr  1 14:54:53 snort1 snort: [1:1917:4] SCAN UPnP service discover attempt
> [Classification: Detection of a Network Scan] [Priority: 3]: {UDP}
> ->
> What does  [1:1917:4] mean/stand for

please read the docs on this...

> I run some simple bash scripts to parse the files every hour and report back
> on priority 1 entries.

Try logsurfer for near real time alerting.
> Thanks for any and all help,
> Eamonn


Edin Dizdarevic

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