[Snort-users] Email

Nicholas Horton fivetenets at ...14399...
Thu Aug 30 13:46:32 EDT 2012


Thanks. I think it would.

Nick

On Aug 29, 2012, at 8:09 PM, Jason Haar <Jason_Haar at ...15306...> wrote:

> On 30/08/12 11:51, Greg Williams wrote:
>> If it were me, I would not do a db search, the database is already
>> processing stuff.  I would have scripts on all your sensors, monitor
>> the alert log, and clean the alert log every 5 minutes when the grep
>> is complete. Saves processing power by only searching the last 5
>> minutes instead of the entire db.
>> 
> Wouldn't this be a good output option for barnyard2? I'd love barnyard
> to be able to pipe a "snort packet" and metadata at a random program -
> so it can for example send an email containing the pcap as an attachment
> - or post-processes that packet and decides it's a FP and drops the
> whole email alert
> 
> Hmmm, I'll bring this up on the barnyard2 list :-)
> 
> 
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> Cheers
> 
> Jason Haar
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