[Snort-users] No Alerts Being Generated
Kaplan, Andrew H.
AHKAPLAN at ...10063...
Thu Sep 30 07:53:03 EDT 2004
Hi Matthew --
Thank-you for your reply, and here are the answers to your questions:
1. The owner/group permissions for /etc/snort are as follows:
drwxr-xr-x root root snort/ <- printout
2. I tried a portscan via NeWT and nothing appeared.
3. When I run the mysql command you mentioned in your e-mail, I am able
to access the database via the mysql prompt.
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Matthew K.
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 3:47 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: RE: [Snort-users] No Alerts Being Generated
1. What are the owner/group permissions of /etc/snort?
2. Have you tried to send it traffic that would trigger a rule?
3. What happens when you do a 'mysql -u snort -p' with snort's password?
From: Kaplan, Andrew H. [mailto:AHKAPLAN at ...10063...]
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 2:35 PM
To: Snort User Group (E-mail)
Subject: [Snort-users] No Alerts Being Generated
I completed installing snort 2.2.0 (build 30) and have begun running it.
ACID GUI and /var/log/snort/alert files have not shown any alerts
even though the program has been running for over an hour. To verify
no syntax errors in the snort.conf file, I ran the following:
snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
There were no errors and warnings, and the program appears to be running
properly. Where in snort.conf and elsewhere, should I check for
configuration mistakes? I have included the snort.conf file here.
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