[Snort-users] v2.8.4 incorrect logging to MySQL

JJ Cummings cummingsj at ...11827...
Tue Apr 14 12:08:01 EDT 2009


/me raises hand.. "I"

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...1935...> wrote:

> Seconded.
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Jason Brvenik <jasonb at ...1935...>wrote:
>
>> Here is my vote to remove all output methods from the engine except
>> unified, to remove the code complexity. People are much better off
>> having two dedicated processes achieving a common goal than they are
>> with the code complexity and issues in the one code base.
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 8:31 AM, James Lay <jlay at ...13475...>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > ________________________________
>> > From: Ron Jenkins <rjenkins at ...14345...>
>> > Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 09:21:09 -0500
>> > To: 'Joel Esler' <jesler at ...1935...>
>> > Cc: James Lay <jlay at ...13475...>, Snort
>> > <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
>> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] v2.8.4 incorrect logging to MySQL
>> >
>> > We are backing down from v2.8.4 until the new version can successfully
>> write
>> > to the sensor and signature tables correctly.
>> >
>> > Until Soucrefire truly removes writing to the MySQL database and forces
>> > unified logging we see no reason to change at this time.  Yes the new
>> rule
>> > changes are much wanted, but after reading on the mass issues on the
>> snort
>> > forums with the new version we are holding off on the update.
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > I have to chime in and second this.  Though Unified might be best, for
>> > smaller shops, my perception is that barnyard is an added layer of
>> > complexity.  I run snort at the house on OS X...pretty much to catch the
>> > obvious dumb crap coming in from the outside world and to catch if the
>> kids
>> > machines get something naughty.  Again, larger shops where IDS is
>> mission
>> > critical should take the extra step, but small ones..eh...I’ve found
>> that
>> > logging direct to mysql works well enough.  My 0.02 I guess.
>> >
>> > James
>> >
>> >
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