Not Logging

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Problem

You want to create an alert but not to log something.

Solution

Use the log_null output plug-in. This allows you to create an alert that doesn't create log entries.

output log_null

 

Discussion

There are occasions when you might want to draw attention to an event, but not record it for future reference. This allows you to create a powerful monitoring system, but not to have to worry about using huge amounts of disk space logging everything.

See Also

Snort Users Manual

Prioritizing Alerts

Installing Snort from Source on Unix

Logging to a File Quickly

How to Build Rules

Detecting Stateless Attacks and Stream Reassembly

Managing Snort Sensors

Generating Statistical Output from Snort Logs

Monitoring Network Performance

Index



Snort Cookbook
Snort Cookbook
ISBN: 0596007914
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 167

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