[Oisf-users] Adding fields to Suricata EVE file?

Champ Clark III cclark at quadrantsec.com
Mon Sep 23 17:13:11 UTC 2019

Thank you Jason!  I'll give that a shot!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Ish" <jason.ish at oisf.net>
To: "oisf-users" <oisf-users at lists.openinfosecfoundation.org>
Sent: Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Oisf-users] Adding fields to Suricata EVE file?

Hi Champ,

On 2019-09-23 10:55 a.m., Champ Clark III wrote:
> Is it possible to add a field to the Suricata EVE file without code
> modifications?  For example,   let's say I want to add an EVE field of
> "sensor_location" with a value of "Jacksonville_Florida",  how would I
> do this?  

No, there is nothing built-in to do this. However, the idea of being
able to statically add some fields isn't a bad one.

For the example you suggest above, the configuration file does have the
"sensor-name" value which will show up in the eve-log as "host" which
might be useful.


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