[Snort-users] How to stop snort to log startup messages into syslog?

Nicholas Mavis (nmavis) nmavis at ...589...
Tue Apr 15 13:02:26 EDT 2014


You can turn off syslogging in your Snort.conf file. I would recommend
reading through the following:

http://manual.snort.org/node21.html

-Nick


On 4/15/14, 11:55 AM, "Gerhard Mourani" <GMourani at ...16783...> wrote:

>Hello list,
>
>I don¹t know if there is a way to start the Snort process without having
>its startup messages being logged into syslog -> /var/log/messages?
>I¹ve tried to start it with the following parameters without success,
>still log startup messages into the /var/log/messages file.
>
>snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -D -g snort -q -N --daq afpacket --daq-var
>buffer_size=512MB -i eth1
>
>Regards,
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