[Snort-users] Snort compiled w/MySQL?

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Wed Oct 13 09:04:13 EDT 2004

At 11:08 AM 10/13/2004, Larry Wichman wrote:
>I want to have a snort box send alerts to a MySQL database on another box. 
>Do I still need to compile it usisng "--with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql"? If 
>so, does this mean that I have to install MySQL on the Snort box even 
>though it will be sending alerts to another box?

Yes and no... You'll need all of the MySQL libraries installed in order to 
compile support for mysql, but you don't really need a running SQL server 
on your snort box. 

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