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

wkitty42 at ...14940... wkitty42 at ...14940...
Tue Jun 14 08:52:10 EDT 2016


On 06/14/2016 07:17 AM, Andrei_1980 wrote:
> P.s. Now i use simple way - grep stdout until some text pattern. But it will be
> wonder, if Snort could announce readiness event.

it does... tail and grep the log...

Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]: Checking PID path...
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]: PID path stat checked out ok, PID path set 
to /var/run/
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]: Writing PID "1864" to file 
"/var/run//snort_ppp0.pid"
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]: Set gid to 101
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]: Set uid to 101
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]:
Jun 14 01:45:27 perseus snort[1864]:         --== Initialization Complete ==--
Jun 14 01:45:28 perseus snort[1864]: Commencing packet processing (pid=1864)



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