[Snort-users] Help with Alerts

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Sun Sep 9 16:26:10 EDT 2012

On Sep 9, 2012, at 12:00 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:

> On 9/9/2012 09:09, James Lay wrote:
>> On Sep 8, 2012, at 6:31 PM, waldo kitty<wkitty42 at ...14940...>  wrote:
>>> On 9/8/2012 07:53, Joel Esler wrote:
>>>> If you are using pulledpork, it should generate your Sid-MSG.map for you. Are
>>>> you using pulledpork?
>>> and if you are not using pulledpork, there is a tool in the utilities area for
>>> this... at least there was in the older versions of snort... i guess it is still
>>> there?
>>>  create-sidmap.pl /path/to/rules>  /path/to/sidmap/sid-msg.map
>> Actually I think that's part of oinkmaster :)
> it might be... i dunno... i've seen it as a separate tool in several places... 
> gotta dance a little dance if one has more than one rule directory, though...

It is part of oinkmaster. 

As someone said earlier in the thread, you need to be using pulledpork to generate the Sid-MSG.map because that will include the SIDS from you local ruleset. 
Very important. 

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