[Snort-users] strange problem with syslog in 2.20
Jason.Haar at ...294...
Thu Sep 2 02:18:05 EDT 2004
I've just upgraded our dev Snort server from 2.1.3 to 2.2.0 and it seems the
syslog output processor is broken.
Here's the confg:
grep ^out /etc/snort/snort.conf
output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT
output database: log, mysql,....
..and here's how snort is called
/usr/sbin/snort-mysql-220 -i eth2 -c \
/etc/snort/snort.conf -U -y -u snort -g \
snort -e -o -I -l log -t /var/log/snort not esp
When I trigger an alert, it shows up in MySQL - but doesn't *normally* show
up in syslog. I'd say around 90% fail to show up.
If I move back to 2.1.3 WITH THE SAME CONFIG - it all works again.
BTW, this is with syslog-ng under RH7 if that makes a difference.
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