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Old 03-03-2009, 10:15 AM   #1
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creating log with snort

when i type snort -ved ,it prints the packets headers that are sniffed,i need to save these things to a text file but when i log the packets using the command snort -edv -l ./log ,i couldn't open the file,even if i open it in a text editor,i find it encoded.please help
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man snort
       Snort  logs  packets in tcpdump(1) binary format, to a database or in Snort's decoded ASCII format to a hierarchy of logging
       directories that are named based on the IP address of the "foreign" host.
Use tcpdump to view them



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