[Snort-users] Segregating drop alerts

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Tue May 26 17:45:48 EDT 2015


More context from link pasted earlier:


Blocked
Whether the packet was not dropped, was dropped or would have been dropped.

    Value           Description 
    ----------      -----------
    0               Was NOT Dropped 
    1               Was Dropped
    2               Would Have Dropped*



> On May 26, 2015, at 2:38 PM, Anshuman Anil Deshmukh <anshuman at ...16510...> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I never said I just want one to log. I am already logging both.
> 
> I am adding the drop statement using pulledpork dropsid.conf and not doing it manually.
> 
> Can you tell me how I can add "Dropped to" statement to the beginning of the message in the rule using pulledpork?
> 
> Regards,
> Anshuman
> 
> On 26/05/2015 23:11, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> 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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