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Re: One interface more than one snort process question
From: James Lay <jlay () slave-tothe-box net>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:12:23 -0600

On 2013-06-10 11:06, SnortFan wrote:
Any takers? Bueller?

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On May 30, 2013, at 11:45 AM, SnortFan <SnortFan () yahoo com> wrote:

Hi All,
    I have a customer that wants to feed traffic into another tool 
from snort but they also want to not have some of the hits from a few 
custom rules to not show in base. So I was wondering, can I run a two 
snort processes against one interface both with a  different set of 
rules or filters?  One process to feed Base and another to capture a 
particular group of traffic into another database. Is this possible 
and what are the downsides?

They don't want to speed $$$ for another server.

Thanks,
Ed

Yes..you can have two instances of snort running against one NIC...say 
something like snort1.conf and snort2.conf, make sure the output lines 
aren't the same ;)

James

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