Horton, Nicholas A - Merrifield, VA - Contractor
nicholas.a.horton at ...15788...
Wed Aug 29 16:57:08 EDT 2012
Makes sense and honestly now that I think about it I probably won't want the remote snortbox to send an email plus the log file is in unified2 format.
I have several snortboxes talking to a central location and I have Snorby up and running on a central server so I probably just need Snorby to somehow send me an alert based on an event into the database.
Right now Snorby sends past reports but I'm also looking for a feature where the notifications can be more immediate.
I started to think about the snortbox doing this immediate notification in email but it is already notifying by entering into the central mysql db. I just need this central db box running Snorby to kick off an email given a specific gid or sid.
If Snorby isn't it for immediate or specific gid notifications i just need to find that add-on that can do it.
Thanks again Joel,
From: Joel Esler [jesler at ...1935...]
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 4:06 PM
To: Nicholas Horton
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Email
On Aug 29, 2012, at 3:45 PM, Nicholas Horton <fivetenets at ...14399...<mailto:fivetenets at ...14399...>> wrote:
Is snort 220.127.116.11 capable of sending emails based off of alerts or is that something that should be handled by an add-on like swatch?
If snort is capable where is the config for sending emails?
It's definitely an add-on. Snort does not contain this native capability. Snort is an IDS, not an email generation program. :)
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