[Snort-users] Acid shows sensors as 0

Kevin Johnson kjohnson at ...12400...
Tue Nov 23 11:17:01 EST 2004

On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 14:07, Gentian Hila wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I have snort configured on Fedor core 2. Everything went well and I 
> installed Acid as well. Snort runs, mysql runs. I was able to create
> the tables and granting the permissions. Everything went just fine.
> The problem I am having is acid is not displaying any traffic. I have
> seen the snort logs and
> they have traffic. Could someone please tell me why acid is not 
> displaying any traffic.  
> The acid page shows sensors as 0.

It would appear to me that Snort is not logging to the database. 
ACID/BASE will only display traffic that has made it to the database.  A
simple test would be to run the following SQL command and see if it
returns a count above 0....

SELECT count(*) FROM `sensor`;

This will let you know if the sensor is even connecting to the

Let me know if you need any more help.
Kevin Johnson
BASE Project Lead
The next step in IDS analysis!
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