[Snort-users] Segregating drop alerts

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Tue May 26 13:37:59 EDT 2015

On 05/26/2015 10:01 AM, Anshuman Anil Deshmukh wrote:
> Yes. The second rule which I mentioned  is the drop. It will not log only in
> case if I set it as sdrop which is silently drop where it doesn't log it. But as
> said earlier we aren't using sdrop. Hence the alert as well as drop are getting
> logged in the log file.

why have both if both are logging and you want only one to log?

when you change the alert rule to a drop rule, you can also add "DROPPED: " to 
the beginning of the message in the rule...

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