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Re: running snort
From: Joel Esler <jesler () sourcefire com>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:50:41 -0400

On Apr 30, 2013, at 3:43 PM, Balla István <balla.bmf () gmail com> wrote:

please point to the appropriate chapter in snort manual (long one) where Decoding Ethernet is explained (and how to 
modify)

"Decoding Ethernet" means "Snort is running now!".  I suggest you add "-D" to your Snort command line to make Snort run 
as a daemon and then deal with the logs it produces.

**one more thing: is "-h anyiphere" necessary in the line command once I set ipvar HOME_NET variable in snort.conf?

-h is for the command line.  If you are setting HOME_NET in your snort.conf, then no, you don't need it in your command 
line.

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Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager
Sourcefire

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