[Snort-users] Unrecognised syslog facility/priority in snort

Mayur Patil ram.nath241089 at ...11827...
Thu Aug 1 06:34:41 EDT 2013


    I have done a lot google but found post mostly regarding Barnyard; not
specific to Snort

    I also tried various blog post for remote rSyslog exportation but not
getting answer for this.

    I set logs exportation settings as per manual of snort

    output alert_syslog: host=, <facility> <priority> <options>

    So, in snort.conf file


    output alert_syslog: host=ip:port, LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT

    it gives error of unrecognised facility when I run snort in NIDS mode.

    But it does not give error for

    output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT

    What is going wrong ?

    Please guide.

    Thanks !!

P.S. :  Snort.conf file :  http://pastebin.com/dkMRrfxp

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