[Honeywall] Snort 2.8.4.1 Update

JEFFREY S STEWART jss1124 at esu.edu
Thu Aug 6 12:22:23 EDT 2009


meouw,

I had been starting to get the hint of this throughout the patching process, but wasn't certain.  I figured it was just safer to go with patching it all instead, of trying to reduce.  Thanks for the correction.

Thanks,
Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: honeywall-bounces at public.honeynet.org on behalf of MutziMan
Sent: Thu 8/6/2009 12:21 PM
To: Mailing list for users and developers of the Honeywall
Subject: Re: [Honeywall] Snort 2.8.4.1 Update
 
Hey Jeffrey,

As i mentioned in another posting I was also working on getting snort 2.8 up
and running on honeywall. Had some other stuff to do and I hope this
solution is not just working for me.

I hope you are aware that appendepoch and the existing nostamp are just the
same. So instead of patching redundancy into the source code i suggest
simply changing "appendepoch 0" to "nostamp" in snort.conf Actually it took
a while till i figured it out.
Patch appended for the lazy people

meouw



2009/8/6 JEFFREY S STEWART <jss1124 at esu.edu>

>
> All,
>
> Attached is a patch for snort 2.8.4.1 which enables it to work with
> hflow2.  Download snort 2.8.4.1 source, cd to the directory
> snort_root_directory/src/output-plugins.  From there run:
> patch -p0 < spo_unified.c.patch
> Then build and install snort as normal.  You will also need a new
> snort.conf; I've attached mine.  The only part of snort.conf that different
> from the default is the alerting/logging.  Your snort.conf may be different
> depending on your configuration.
>
> I've managed to get this to work for me, but it might not for you.  Let me
> know if you have any problems.
>
> Snort Download:
> http://www.snort.org/downloads
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
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