[Oisf-users] Output FAST formatted logs to syslog?

Victor Julien lists at inliniac.net
Thu May 14 07:42:41 UTC 2015

On 05/14/2015 12:24 AM, Duane Howard wrote:
> Trying to figure out if the best way to syslog Snort/fast style alerts
> from Suricata is to output to a file, and configure syslog to pick that
> up, since suricata.yaml doesn't seem to allow 'syslog' as a target, like
> Eve does.
> fast:
> filetype: 'regular', 'unix_stream' or 'unix_dgram'
> Eve:
> type: file #file|*syslog*|unix_dgram|unix_stream
> -- additional syslog options here.
> Any other hacks or workarounds that I should be aware of? Why isn't
> syslog a supported output mechanism for fast type alerts?

What about:

  # a line based alerts log similar to fast.log into syslog
  - syslog:
      enabled: no
      #identity: "suricata"
      facility: local5
      #level: Info ## possible levels: Emergency, Alert, Critical,
                   ## Error, Warning, Notice, Info, Debug

Victor Julien
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