[Snort-users] Snort as a predefined PID

Avery Rozar Avery.Rozar at ...16118...
Mon Mar 4 14:25:55 EST 2013

Thank you, I will go that route.
From: waldo kitty [wkitty42 at ...14940...]
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2013 1:05 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort as a predefined PID

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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