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Jul 22 2010   11:21AM GMT

Opensource Event Correlation System – Part 2

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

Ok I got it installed on FreeBSD.

Download the latest version, it should be 0.1.3 right now.


Unpack where yo want it,

tar -xvf sagan-0.1.3.tar.gz

Next do the old configure make, but you need to add some environmental settings. (The install file does not handle this yet)

LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/lib CFLAGS=-I/usr/local/include ./configure && make && make install

Once that is completed you need to download the rule sets and configure sagan, check out the how-to on the site.

Also you will need to install syslog-ng and setup a fifo, again this is covered in the how-to.

Once you have the rules setup and the the fifo, you are basically ready to go. I am using the email output to send the alerts for now, but I am going to need to start tuning soon.

I also setup a rc script to control the service.

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