[Snort-users] Snort silently dying...

Carlos G Mendioroz tron at ...4514...
Mon Mar 9 16:34:50 EDT 2015

Version GRE (Build 47), running on Ubuntu 14.04.
W/o any change, it started to die. I'm usually running 2 copies (one per 
interface of interest, so to say).
I do report to dshield and became suspicious because I had not reported 
anything in a day. Checked and there was only one of them running.

Most alarms I get come from SIP attacks. There is no "unusual activity" 
that I'm aware of, but something is killing it.

Is there anything easy to track this down, short of starting a packet 
trace and correlating the time of death (indicated by the interface 
leaving promiscuous mode only) ?

I should update too, I guess, but that will be like sweeping under the 
rug, wouln't it ?

Carlos G Mendioroz  <tron at ...4514...>

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