Snort Database Plugin Documentation

Roman Danyliw <>

Last Updated: Septermber 13. 2002

The Snort NIDS has the ability to log the triggered alerts to several types of databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, and unixODBC compliant database.

The database logging functionality is implemented in the output plug-in files: spo_database.c and spo_database.h.

This documentation covers Snort v1.8 - v1.9 on both Windows and UNIX.

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