[Snort-users] Snort alert file missing?
jesler at ...1935...
Thu Mar 28 11:52:07 EDT 2013
On Mar 28, 2013, at 11:07 AM, Nicholas Bogart <nickybzoss at ...11827...> wrote:
> Snort Version 220.127.116.11
Current version is 18.104.22.168, you should update.
> I have walked into an office where we are using snort connected to a mysql database. There doesn't seem to be an alert file. If we have setup a database connection will it no longer also store stuff in the alert file or is there a setting I am missing?
If your output method is DB, then your output method is not set to log to disk.
Keep in mind, while you are upgrading, that direct-to-db output has been removed from newer versions of Snort (started in 22.214.171.124), so you need to use barnyard2 to insert into the DB.
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
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