[Snort-users] Remote syslogging of snort

sekure sekure at ...11827...
Wed Jul 14 09:19:11 EDT 2004


http://www.snort.org/docs/snort_manual/node20.html

What you want is: alert_syslog: LOG_LOCAL1 LOG_DEBUG


On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 10:37:53 -0500, Paul Schmehl <pauls at ...6838...> wrote:
> I'm trying to set up snort to do remote sysloging.  So I put this line in
> the snort.conf file:
> 
> output alert_syslog: local1.debug
> 
> But when I restart snort, I get this error message in /var/log/messages:
> 
> WARNING /usr/local/etc/snort.conf (419) => Unrecognized syslog
> facility/priority: local1.debug
> 
> Does snort not recognize the local logging facilities?  Or do I have a
> syntax error?
> 
> (/etc/syslog.conf reads "local1.debug    @{sysloghost}
> 
> Sysloghost /etc/syslog.conf reads "local1.debug     /var/log/snort.log)
> 
> Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
> Adjunct Information Security Officer
> The University of Texas at Dallas
> AVIEN Founding Member
> http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/
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