[Snort-users] No Activity Occurring on ACID

Kaplan, Andrew H. AHKAPLAN at ...10063...
Fri Jul 23 04:22:02 EDT 2004


When I run the select count (*) from event; command I get 0 which would appear
to indicate
the data is not being posted into the database. If that is the case, does that
mean there
is a permissions issue at work here, or something else?

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Schmehl [mailto:pauls at ...6838...]
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 7:01 PM
To: Kaplan, Andrew H.; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] No Activity Occurring on ACID


--On Thursday, July 22, 2004 05:01:35 PM -0400 "Kaplan, Andrew H." 
<AHKAPLAN at ...10063...> wrote:

> Hi there --
>
> Snort is running on our system but there is no activity occurring on the
> ACID console. A check of the /var/log/snort/alert.log file indicated that
> alerts were being tracked by the program. What settings do I need to
> reconfigure to resolve this probem? Thanks.
>
What happens when you login as root to mysql and type:

> use snort; # this assumes snort is the name of the db
> select count(*) from event;

Do you get a number back?

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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