[Dshield] Linksys Logging Question

John Dalton dubuque_1 at msn.com
Sat Sep 6 13:34:23 GMT 2003


I believe also that the program allows you to obfuscate your ip as well, so
not to give it away, but in effect also prevents you from submitting
Fightback as they would need that info.
jd

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith Bergen" <keith at keithbergen.com>
To: "'General DShield Discussion List'" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2003 8:20 AM
Subject: RE: [Dshield] Linksys Logging Question


> I cannot speak for all Linksys routers, but mine only logs TCP
connections,
> and only does so by syslog. I don't think that it does any UDP, and
> definitely not any ICMP. I use the Kiwi Syslogd, and it works well,
although
> recently my automatic send to DShield seems to have stopped (I think I
broke
> them).
>
> I'm not sure what you mean by "maintaining privacy while submitting these
> logs". Are you worried about revealing information about your network? You
> are submitting them by email, so it's not real private by nature. I
believe
> that once the logs get to Dshield, you are the only person in the public
> that can see them.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at dshield.org [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf
> Of pingtampa
> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 12:00 PM
> To: list at dshield.org
> Subject: [Dshield] Linksys Logging Question
>
>
> Greetings!
>
> I am using a Linksys router with Kiwi Syslog service and have the
following
> questions regarding submission to DShield:
>
> 1. Am I right in assuming that Linksys only performs SNMP trap logging and
> does not do any UDP, standard-based syslogging? 2. What measures are
advised
> and commonly used in maintaining privacy while still submitting these
logs?
>
> Thank you all!
>
> Alfie Ameer
> Systems Engineering
> Sunray Network Solutions
> 813-477-6108
>
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