[Snort-users] Problem With Snort

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Mon Sep 17 10:14:41 EDT 2012

On Sep 17, 2012, at 3:04 AM, shadab <shadabrocking at ...11827...> wrote:

> Hello can anyone help me out with snort .
> Problem I am facing:
> --- when i do snort -c snort.conf then it does not do anything while if i do snort -vde then it starts capturing the packets.
> Even i tried to log the files created is of 0 bytes. I dont know whats happening .

Allow me to point you to the differences in between sniffer mode: http://manual.snort.org/node4.html and IDS mode:

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
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