[Snort-users] Snort as a predefined PID

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Mon Mar 4 13:05:00 EST 2013

On 3/4/2013 10:19, Avery Rozar wrote:
> Is it possible to force snort to start using a predefined PID? I would like to use a script to monitor the snort PID. Or would I have to use the script to look in /var/run/snort_eth1.pid and verify the id in this file is running?

you can't force a certain PID... they are assigned by the system when the apps 
execute... you do have to read the snort pid file and use the number in there...

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