[hobbit] alerts and stop

Henrik Stoerner henrik at hswn.dk
Thu Jan 27 22:04:23 CET 2005

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 02:27:35PM -0500, Christopher T. Beers wrote:
> Is there a way to stop rules from processing after issuing an alert (maybe 
> it already does it).
> What I am looking for is specific alerts in the beginning of the file that 
> would alert people to problems.  Once the alert was issued it would stop 
> after processing that definition (with a keyword STOP or something).  This 
> would allow me to create specific rules in the beginning of the file (for 
> specific hosts, services, etc) and then a catchall at the bottom.
> If the specific rules were triggered, the generic catch all would
> not be.

There isn't right now, but it would be easy to implement. Currently,
the alert module looks through all of the rules and recipients, and
sends alerts to all that match.


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