Provided by: pads_1.2-7_i386 bug

NAME

       pads.conf - pads configuration file

DESCRIPTION

       This man page describes the format of the pads(8) configuration file.

       Empty lines and lines beginning with ’#’ are ignored.

PARAMETERS

       daemon [0/1]
              his  parameter  determines  whether the application will go into
              the background.  0 = Disable, 1 = Enable

       pid_file <file>
              Filename of the pads PID file.  This value should be set if  you
              are planning on using daemon mode.

       sig_file <file>
              Alternate location for the pads-signature-list file.

       mac_file <file>
              Alternate location for the pads-ether-codes file.

       user <username>
              This  is  the  name of the user pads will run as when started as
              root.

       group <groupname>
              This is the name of the group pads will run as when  started  as
              root.

       interface <interface>
              This contains the name of the interface PADS will listen to.

       filter <filter>
              This  value  contains a libpcap filter to be applied to the PADS
              session.  For example, to  filter  only  SSH  traffice,  specify
              "filter ’port 22’".

       network <network>
              This  string  contains  a comma seperated list of networks to be
              monitored.   Only  assets  found  in  these  networks  will   be
              recorded.  For example,
                      "network 192.168.0.0/24,192.168.1.0/24,10.10.10.0/24".

       output screen
              This output plugin displays PADS data to the screen.  When using
              the configuration file, it defaults to off.

       output csv: <filename>
              This output plugin writes PADS data to a CSV file.   Optionally,
              a CSV filename can be specified as an argument.

       output fifo: <filename>
              This output plugin writes PADS data to a FIFO file.  Optionally,
              a FIFO filename can be specified as an argument.

SEE ALSO

       pads(8)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2005 Matt Shelton <matt@mattshelton.com>

BUGS

       Please send bug reports to the author.

AUTHORS

       Matt Shelton <matt@mattshelton.com>

                                  2005/06/17                      pads.conf(8)