[Xymon] 4.3.21 Monitoring log files
jglouisjr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 22:45:07 CEST 2015
Can Xymon read that snort log?
On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 2:28 PM, usa ims via Xymon <xymon at xymon.com> wrote:
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> Subject: 4.3.21 Monitoring log files
> I'll try not to span this time.
> I just installed '4.3.21' server on a Raspberry Pi Debian.
> Additionally, I just compiled '4.3.21' as a client on a Raspberry Pi
> Xymon is going to be used to monitor one server, a network intrusion
> software called snort.
> I'm going to monitor one log file which has all the detected alerts. If an
> alert comes in, I want Xymon to be red.
> So, I went to the xymon server and modified the 'client-local.cfg':
> 'snort' is the name of the sniffer server and I only want to monitor
> '/var/log/snort/alert' file.
> Then I went to the 'analysis.cfg' on the xymon server and added:
> LOG /var/log/snort/alert ERROR COLOR=red
> I waited 20 minutes and I'm getting:
> No log data available
> The client did not report any logfile data
> I do see green happy faces on conn, disk, info, memory but 'msgs' is white.
> I had this working on a very old version of 'xymon' a while ago but this
> is the first time I'm using the latest and greatest.
> Please help.
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