ossec clear database

January 6, 2012

To delete all currently stored alerts and related data in the ossec database execute these commands in

MySQL Editor:

truncate table alert;
truncate table data;

Bash Script:

#Stop ossec, remove old alerts, start ossec

echo "stopping ossec"

/var/ossec/bin/ossec-control stop

echo 'TRUNCATE TABLE `alert` ;' | mysql ossec -p;echo 'TRUNCATE TABLE `data` ;' | mysql ossec -p

echo "rules cleared"
echo "starting ossec"
/var/ossec/bin/ossec-control start