[Snort-users] How to determine that the Snort is ready to capture the traffic?

Balasubramaniam Natarajan bala150985 at ...11827...
Tue Jun 14 07:25:05 EDT 2016

I guess that should be visible if you tailf your syslog.

On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Andrei_1980 <andrei_1980 at ...1975...> wrote:

> Hi all.
> I have a question.
> I use Snort with near 50k rules. On slow PC, time to completely
> load all rules and Snort ready to process traffic take up 1 min. Sometimes
> more sometimes less. When snort run in background mode, I need to define
> time exactly when snort begin ready to process traffic. Is there any way to
> determine that moment (when Snort ready to capture traffic)?
> P.s. Now i use simple way - grep stdout until some text pattern. But it
> will be wonder, if Snort could announce readiness event.
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