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Analyse Snort Output via PRTG

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We are currently running snort as IDS/IPS on some of our firewalls. Is there a "comfortable" way of analysing snort's output-messages (Unified2-format) to have a nice looking integration withinin PRTG? I tried using the syslog-messages, but by using them we only get a table of those messages and not an analysis of what is really going on.

Any suggestions?

prtg snort syslog

Created on May 10, 2017 7:13:21 AM by  marcolips (0) 1



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Dear marcolips

We have no instructions for integration with third-party applications. You might want to check out the PRTG API to see what options you have to operate PRTG through a script.

Created on May 10, 2017 11:21:16 AM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]



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Hi Marcolips,

Did you manage to get anywhere with Snort and PRTG - I too really like the idea of a single point of reference for network health...

Created on Jun 8, 2018 1:13:22 AM by  timau (0) 1



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