[Snort-users] Multiple Sensors

Salil D. salildumbre at ...3390...
Fri Mar 25 02:57:18 EST 2005

Hello Folks,

I was able to configure snort for multiple sensors on same database

just ran snort for each sensor
"snort -c ... -i eth0 "
"snort -c ... -i eth1 "   ... and things worked out fine

happy weekend to all

Best Regards,



On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 Salil D. wrote :
>Hello Michael,
>I still am not able to configure additional sensors.
>Following line is from my snort.conf file,
>"   output database: log, mysql, encoding=ascii user=XXXXXXX password=XXXXXX dbname=snort host=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX    "
>I have total 3 interface cards on the machine where snort is installed
>(all cards on same machine)
>snort has detected one ip address out of the 3 , and set that as default sensor name.
>In order to configure additional sensor, I have explicitly inserted a record in the sensor table with relevant field entries for other ip address.
>Logged data carries information only about the default sensor.
>I dont find any data sensed at the other sensor inserted later.
>am I headed in the right way?
>Kindly let me know of possible solution.
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