[Snort-users] Quick Barnyard question...
MPetre at ...13266...
Thu Aug 11 12:48:59 EDT 2005
On 08/11/2005 03:41:07 PM Paul Schmehl wrote:
>--On Thursday, August 11, 2005 3:12 PM -0400 Jeff Kell <jeff-kell at ...13420.....>
>> Probably stoooopid question, but I can't hold back any longer:
>> I'm starting to look into barnyard (number of sensors is growing, need
>> centralize reporting, moving toward sguil as a goal...) but I haven't
>> been able to find a good quick overview of what it does. I know it
>> accepts unified alert files and can feed databases for later analysis,
>> but specifically:
>> * Is there a Barnyard "master" that sits on the database server,
>> collecting alert files from all the sensors and loading into a database?
>> * Is there a Barnyard "agent" that moves unified alerts from the sensor
>> to the "master"?
>> * Or does Barnyard just run on each sensor and writes back SQL to a
>> common backend database server?
>That depends on you. Barnyard parses unified log files and submits the
>data to the db. That means you can send the logs to the db server and run
>barnyard there or you can run barnyard on each sensor, parse the logs
>and send the data to the db remotely.
>Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
>Adjunct Information Security Officer
>University of Texas at Dallas
>AVIEN Founding Member
two more questions
* The sguil output is part of the normal build or the source has to be
* The output can be directed to different outputs in the same time ? I mean
using mysql and sguil together is it "doable" ?
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