[Snort-users] Snort 2.6.1 Stops Logging

Julio E. Gonzalez P. jegp at ...8756...
Wed Nov 22 08:18:09 EST 2006

Jason Haar wrote:
> Colin Grady wrote:
>> I've migrated one system from Snort <> to Snort
>> 2.6.1. I've made no configuration file changes and no command-line
>> changes between the two releases, but after somewhere around 20-30
>> minutes after being started Snort 2.6.1 seems to stop logging data.
>> I'm using unified logging, which is being processed through Barnyard.
>> The Snort process continues to run and the processor time continues to
>> climb, but the unified logs stop growing -- so it's not related to
>> Barnyard as best as I can tell.
>> Anyone else seen anything like this?
> I think this is a "me too".  I've just noticed that 2.6.1RC1 appears to
> work initially, but stops logging at some later time. I am just
> upgrading to 2.6.1 to see if that fixes it - but your report implies it
> won't. We're using both syslog and mysql output modules - and both stop
> reporting - so that (plus your barnyard report) implies the problem is
> occurring somewhere earlier on.
> This is snort-2.6.1RC1 under CentOS4.4
"Me too" here,  also with a CentOS 4.4 and Snort 2.6.1, I have a problem 
with logging. Some time after the daemon start, snort consumes all CPU, 
and stop logging. "kill" don't work, "kill -9" works.
With Snort, all works OK. I'm using because of this.


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