[Snort-users] Snort /var/log/snort/tcpdump<>

Eoin Miller eoin.miller at ...14586...
Tue Dec 27 00:50:21 EST 2011

Are there multiple alerts for the same session? There appears to be a bug where only the first alert has logged packets in the unified2 output. This could be the same issue effecting the PCAP output.

-- Eoin

On Dec 26, 2011, at 10:52 PM, amN0P at ...14399... wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I am sending Snort alerts to central syslog server. If I want more insight I go to /var/log/snort/tcpdumpxxx pcap files to learn what triggered the alert.
> Many a times I dont see a equivalent pcap log for syslog alert. What do these tcpdump pcap contain and no contain. Does it have full packet dumps of all alerts triggered from rules file but not from so rules? Can someone please clarify. Thanks.
> -Ams
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