Great Circle Associates Firewalls
(June 1996)

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Subject: Re: Ability To Track Logs
From: Doug Hughes <Doug . Hughes @ Eng . Auburn . EDU>
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 1996 15:52:43 -0500
To: ygerman @ genre . com
Cc: firewalls @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <9606031534 . AA0078 @ grcstm-nx02 . genre . com>

>I am in a bind on how to accomplish something on our firewall.
>I would like to check the logs on the firewall continuosly looking for certain 
>fields and based on the fields initiate an action. The action will be mail to a 
>different address depending on the field found.
>Currently I am seting this up via a c shell script and doing a grep for certain 
>things every hour. The problem is I would like not to have to wait an hour. Has 
>anyone had any experience with this. Is there a way to accomplish this easier? 
>Please respond as soon as possible, thanks!

Do an archie search for 'swatch'. It is a Perl program that can be configured
to do what you want.

Doug Hughes					Engineering Network Services
System/Net Admin  				Auburn University
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