[Oisf-users] Correlated DNS answers

Victor Julien lists at inliniac.net
Sat Oct 31 21:32:46 UTC 2015

On 31-10-15 21:00, Andreas Moe wrote:
> When performing DNS queries, and having activated DNS Eve logging in
> Suricata, i see that my log holds seperate log entries for each answer,
> even though they were the part of the same query.
> 1) Is this as expected?

It's working as expected, yes.

> 2) Should this be done some other way? (In my mind) A single query,
> should be logged as a single log entry, and the answer should be logged
> as a single log entry. Say with a query to google.com
> <http://google.com>, and it resolves to 5 distinct IPs, all of these
> should be in one log entry?

I agree, and we have a ticket open for this 
(https://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/issues/1198). We've not yet 
been able to find a good format, so suggestions are definitely welcome.

Victor Julien
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