How to log when an alerted flow has closed?


Is there a way to configure suricata to log a message when a flow (alerted flows only, in my case) have closed? If not by configuration, is this feasible to do with a Lua plugin? Or other ideas?


The eve event_type flow logs closed flows, and it will have flow.alerted set to true if there has been an alert in that flow.

tail -f /var/log/suricata/eve.json |jq -c 'select(.event_type=="flow" and .flow.alerted==true)'

There is no option to log just the flows with an alert, but in post processing it should be easy to filter the non-alerting flows out.

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