[Snort-users] snort -l <logdir> options disables unsock alert output

Sunny James Fugate sunny.fugate at ...11827...
Mon Jun 18 19:53:10 EDT 2012

Subject was intended to read "unsock alert output". 

On Jun 18, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Sunny Fugate wrote:

> Simultaneously enabling -A unsock and -l <logdir> appears to disable all alert logging output (packet capture output is logged to the specified logdir).   Using -A unsock without specifying a logging directory works as expected and binary pcap data is logged to the /var/log/snort directory while alerts are seen on the unix socket.  An instance where this may be desired would be logging alerts to a socket while saving pcap to a directory.   
> This doesn't look intentional so I suspect it is a bug.
> I'm running Snort version
> Cheers, 
> Sunny
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