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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>What is spp_stream4 and http_decode?<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>How do I disable them?<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>-----Original Message-----<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>From:</span></b> Matt Kettler
[mailto:mkettler@...4108...] <br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> </span></font><st1:date
Month="11" Day="27" Year="2001"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
 style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>Tuesday, November 27, 2001</span></font></st1:date><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> </span></font><st1:time
Hour="13" Minute="54"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:Tahoma'>1:54 PM</span></font></st1:time><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> Tinu Patel<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> RE: [Snort-users] snort
with 2 nics - collecting only UDP data</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt'>Do you have spp_stream4 on? this does some stateful
inspection and filters a lot of harmless garbage out, but it also means that
unless the packets you are observing wind up with established connections they
may not be processed by your log rule.<br>
<br>
If your desire is to log everything I'd disable all the spp_stream*
preprocessors and the http_decode one. I'd also consider disabling the
fragmentation processors.<br>
<br>
<x-tab>        </x-tab>Those
suggestions aside, I'd try getting the system working with snorts default logging
first, then switch to acid/mysql. This will take mysql and acid setup problems
out of the possible sources of your problem. <br>
<br>
<x-tab>        </x-tab>Once it works
with the default logging, if it stops working when you enable acid, it's likely
an acid/mysql setup problem. Unfortunately I can't help you with those
problems, I use the default logging and snortsnarf.<br>
<br>
At </span></font><st1:time Hour="14" Minute="34">02:34 PM</st1:time>
11/27/2001, you wrote:<br>
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Thanks a lot for the
feedback&&.i removed the extra any from the snort.conf
file&&and I am using log because I am entering data into a mysql
database and using ACID as a front end.  In my snort.conf file if I do :</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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