[Snort-users] Snort read a incremental file

Felix Erlacher felix.erlacher at ...17726...
Mon Jan 30 10:54:37 EST 2017


Hi Paul,

I would naively assume that Snort reads them one after another in the
same order it would read normal files.

greets

felix

On 30/01/17 16:42, Paul Li wrote:
> Thanks Felix. That works well for my issue. Much appreciated.
> 
> A follow up question: if I have a multiple pipes like this one, would
> there be any order how snort reads them?
> 
> Thanks,
> Paul
> 
> On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Felix Erlacher <felix.erlacher at ...17726...
> <mailto:felix.erlacher at ...17726...>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi Paul,
> 
>     On a decent OS you can write pcap data to a named pipe and make snort
>     read form that named pipe. That might be a solution in your case.
> 
>     Example on Debian:
>     #mkfifo mypipe
>     than make your program write data to that file, and with snort simply
>     #snort -c snort.conf -r ./mypipe
> 
>     greets
> 
>     felix
> 
>     On 28/01/17 14:52, Paul Li wrote:
>     > I've got a pcap file that keep adding new network data. I know
>     Snort can
>     > read a file, but is there a way Snort can read the continuously added
>     > data to the file?
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     > Paul
>     >
>     >
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