[Snort-users] can't log to merged.log file in unified2 format in Version 2.9.9.0

Berndt, Achim aberndt at ...15761...
Sun Apr 23 06:27:39 EDT 2017


Hello,

ok, it's my fault.
I have disabled the blacklist directive in the preceding line
and forgot to delete ", \".
   whitelist $WHITE_LIST_PATH/white_list.rules,  \
#   blacklist $BLACK_LIST_PATH/black_list.rules
Apologies for the wasted time.

Regards
Achim


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Berndt, Achim 
Gesendet: Samstag, 22. April 2017 13:30
An: 'Russ' <rucombs at ...589...>; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Betreff: AW: [Snort-users] can't log to merged.log file in unified2 format in Version 2.9.9.0

Hello,

that's my working config:

################################################################################
# unified2
# Recommended for most installs
# output unified2: filename merged.log, limit 128, nostamp, mpls_event_types, vlan_event_types output unified2: filename merged.log2, limit 128 output unified2: filename merged.log2, limit 128

# Additional configuration for specific types of installs # output alert_unified2: filename snort.alert, limit 128, nostamp # output log_unified2: filename snort.log, limit 128, nostamp # output alert_unified2: filename snort.alert2, limit 128 # output log_unified2: filename snort.log2, limit 128 # syslog # output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT

# pcap
# output log_tcpdump: tcpdump.log

# metadata reference data.  do not modify these lines include classification.config include reference.config #################################################################################

it generate following logfiles:
-> merged.log2 (unified2 format)

If I enable:
output unified2: filename merged.log2, limit 128 output alert_unified2: filename snort.alert2, limit 128 output log_unified2: filename snort.log2, limit 128 it generate following logfiles:
-> snort.alert2 (unified2 format)
-> snort.log2 (unified2 format)

If I enable:
output alert_unified2: filename snort.alert2, limit 128 output log_unified2: filename snort.log2, limit 128 it generate following logfiles:
-> alert (pcap format)
-> snort.log2 (unified2 format)

It seems, that the first entry will be ignored?!

Regards
Achim



-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Russ [mailto:rucombs at ...589...]
Gesendet: Freitag, 21. April 2017 15:09
An: Berndt, Achim <aberndt at ...15761...>; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Betreff: Re: [Snort-users] can't log to merged.log file in unified2 format in Version 2.9.9.0

What is in your conf on the preceding line?

On 4/21/17 6:26 AM, Berndt, Achim wrote:
> Hello,
>
> it works, if we put in the directive two times.
>
> output unified2: filename merged.u2, limit 128 output unified2: 
> filename merged.u2, limit 128
>
> it seems, that the first line will be ignored.
>
> Regards
> Achim
>
>
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