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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'>My 1<sup>st</sup> thought would be to check
your snort.conf file for the appropriate output plug-in configuration. 
You need to tell snort to log to your mysql db, via an output db plug-in line
in your snort.conf file..<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>The documentation at snort.org and the
snort.conf file give examples of database output logging.<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>This, is however a method that may not be
able to keep up with high bandwidth.  You may want to consider a flow like
this if you have high bandwidth pipes your monitoring:<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Snort logs to binary log file<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'>Barnyard monitors binary log file, and does
inserts into mysql db<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Lots of information about barnyard can be
found in the various setup docs available at snort.org, and by searching the
archives of this list.<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>My best advice, only being at this for a
year or so myself, is to start simple (which your doing</span></font><font
size=2 color=navy face=Wingdings><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Wingdings;color:navy'>J</span></font><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>), get your current setup
working, then look to tune performance down the road.<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><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Hope this helps.<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>

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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'>Scott Gould, MCP</span></font><font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'><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'>Senior Network & Systems Analyst</span></font><font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'><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'>Gynecologic Oncology Group </span></font><font
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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> snort-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] <b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>kinux<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Friday, September 24, 2004
2:10 AM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b>
snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Snort-users] An acid
problem.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=PMingLiU><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>hi,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=PMingLiU><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>i
installed snort, mysql, acid by ports on a freebsd box.</span></font><font
size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face=PMingLiU><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>When
i try to display Alert Listing: 15 Last Alerts, there is nothing show on the<br>
screen.</span></font><font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:
"Times New Roman"'> </span></font> as following.<font
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'> </span></font>
What's the problem?<br>
<br>
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ACID<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>    </span></font>
Alert Listing: 15 Last Alerts Home<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>           </span></font>
Search<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>  </span></font>
|<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>  </span></font>
AG Maintenance<br>
<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>     </span></font>
[ Back ]<br>
<br>
Added 0 alert(s) to the Alert cache<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'> </span></font>Queried
DB on : Fri September 24, 2004 10:22:20 Meta Criteria<font
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>   </span></font>
any<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>                 </span></font>
IP Criteria<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>   </span></font>
any<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>                 </span></font>
Layer 4 Criteria<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>   </span></font>
none<br>
<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>                 </span></font>
Payload Criteria<font face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>   </span></font>
any<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
<br>
Displaying 15 Last Alerts<br>
<br>
<font size=2><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Thanks.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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