[Snort-users] Installing & Configuring snort
peter.bates at ...15381...
Mon Aug 13 08:23:08 EDT 2012
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On 12/08/2012 20:56, Damien Hull wrote:
> OS: Ubuntu 10.04 server SNORT: 126.96.36.199 Instructions: The
> Ubuntu-10.04-LTS instructions on the snort.org website. Barnyard2:
> Installed and configured MySQL: Using this and it seems to work
> Snort Rules: 2923
> Problem #1 The dynamic rules don't work for some reason. I
> commented out the "dynamicdetection" line to turn that off.
You've got version 188.8.131.52 with 184.108.40.206 ruleset so the SO rules will
> Problem #2 I'm not getting any alerts. I added sfportscan to
> snort.conf but I'm getting no action in the log file.
Is your unified file updating at all?
I'd suggest taking Barnyard2 out of the equation until you know your
sensor is hitting traffic -
snort -A console -u snort -g snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i ethX
is very useful - also the example 'ICMP' rule in the snort.org HOWTO
is very handy to test you're actually seeing something.
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