[Snort-users] Snort logs to MySQL

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at ...589...
Sat Jan 28 14:55:47 EST 2017


Waldo is 100% correct.  

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> On Jan 28, 2017, at 1:52 PM, "wkitty42 at ...14940..." <wkitty42 at ...14940...> wrote:
> 
>> On 01/27/2017 12:57 PM, Abdullah AL-Mutairy wrote:
>> 
>> Hello everyone!
>> 
>> I'm wondering why snort developers stopped supporting logging to SQL database
>> directly? I know i can use barnyard2 to log into SQL DB .. but isn't it better
>> if snort just logs to SQL directly?
> 
> no... if the database is not available or there is a problem, snort would hang 
> waiting on the connection to clear and return... that hang lead to traffic being 
> missed... it is best if snort just write to its logs and let something else 
> worry about pharting about with some database mess ;)
> 
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