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Old 06-03-2009, 04:22 AM   #1
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samhain prelude sensor - interface bind fails

OS: Debian 4.0
samhain: 2.5.5

Hi there,

need to bind my samhain sensor to send on specific interface. samhain is bound to XX.XX.XX.XX and works fine with yule server ( which is also prelude-manager ).

Tcpdump shows that prelude trys to reach prelude-manager while sending from another addr on Client lets call it YY.YY.YY.YY.

Question: Is there any known way to bind my prelude sensor to a fixed IP addr. Search on ids-prelude website/documentation returned nothing useful.

Thanks for help and regards,

Old 06-28-2009, 10:22 AM   #2
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Just to make sure I understand, you wish to specify the default server IP address for the prelude client correct? If so, you can accomplish this by modifying /etc/prelude/default/client.conf and specifying the server-addr directive. If it is the bindings for the prelude manager, that can be accomplished by changing the listen directive in /etc/prelude-manager/prelude-manager.conf.

Hope that helps.

Jon Hannah
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:40 AM   #3
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I want to bind my sensor to a specific IP Address on my sensor ( prelude client box ) so it sends to the prelude manager with the same IP Address all the time ( firewalling issues ).



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