[Snort-users] How to make snort detect sid-msg.map

wkitty42 at windstream.net wkitty42 at windstream.net
Tue Aug 1 10:07:15 EDT 2017

On 08/01/2017 09:41 AM, neerav arora via Snort-users wrote:
> Hi jesler , could u please elaborate so basically i have a sid-msg.map and
> the corresponding rules file  already avbl , now i want snort alert logs to
> have msg instead of sid .

you cannot... snort doesn't work that way...

> Could u please tell me how i can achieve that ? Is there any change i need to
> do in snort.conf file ?

if you are trying to parse the snort alert logs, you will need to perform the 
lookup of the GID:SID to get the message yourself...

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