[Snort-users] SNORT daily report

Jamie jamie.riden at ...11827...
Mon Jul 16 02:15:39 EDT 2012

It's called something like snort-summary and you can find it being called in the /etc/cron.d directory I think.

It just summarises /var/log/snort.alert - no particular magic. 


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On 15 Jul 2012, at 23:31, Maneesh Patel <mnshptl32 at ...11827...> wrote:

> I am running an apache2 server on Ubuntu 10.04 (with ssh also
> running).  I recently installed snort.  I apologize for this
> elementary question, but I am having trouble understanding the daily
> report e-mailed by snort.  There are various lines such as
>  COMMUNITY SIP TCP/IP message flooding directed to SIP proxy
>  (ftp_telnet) FTP traffic encrypted
> some to my IP address, some from it.  I would like to know what I
> should be looking out for, which lines in the report are innocuous and
> which might require some countermeasures.  The snort man page does not
> shed light on this, as far as I can tell.  Can someone please direct
> me to some documentation that clarifies the daily report?
> Maneesh
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