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Old 05-04-2004, 09:28 AM   #1
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Question SNort&log

hi all,

I would like right knowledge if it is possible to send the contents of the
file "/var/log/alert" directly to the data base Mysql (for example once a

So we journalize locally alarms gone up by snort then we send the contents of
the file to the base snort made for this purpose...

Thanks for your help
Old 05-04-2004, 10:33 PM   #2
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Take a look at the snort websites documentation page under "Setup guides". There are a number of step-by-step guides on setting up Snort+MySQL+ACID that should give you a pretty good explaination of setting up Snort sensors to log to a central DB.


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