[Snort-users] Does multiple configs works with snort

Russ rucombs at ...589...
Tue Sep 1 09:37:38 EDT 2015

On 9/1/15 8:56 AM, C. L. Martinez wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 9:50 AM, C.L. Martinez <carlopmart at ...11827...> wrote:
>> On 08/31/2015 09:11 AM, waldo kitty wrote:
>>> On 08/30/2015 11:02 AM, C.L. Martinez wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>      Exists some problem/bug with multiple configs in snort I
>>>> have updated one of my sensors to this release and multiple configs
>>>> doesn't works ... Always use the first config file defined in config
>>>> binding section.
>>> https://www.snort.org/faq/how-do-i-ask-a-good-question-on-the-snort-list
>>> you have given us nothing to work with... we can't even make a start at
>>> WAGs...
>> Ok, I have attached all config files implied plus the output of "snort -c
>> snort.conf -T".
>> As you can see in the output, I have defined a different logdir for both
>> configs, but snort output only "sees" the default value "/var/log/snort" ...
>> For bpf_filter options is the same. I need to define different bpf filters
>> for both configs, but bpf_filter option is no t read by snort.
logdir is not configurable by policy (same for most config options).  
Check here:

>> And is the same for all config except for customized vars.
>> I am using basic config (without rules or preprocessors defined) to see if
>> all works ...but not.
> Please any idea why it doesn't works?? I am searching in snort forums,
> google, etc without luck ...
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