[Snort-devel] Bug in snort v2.0.0 or in the manual - set_uid/set_gid

Erek Adams erek at ...835...
Mon May 5 05:23:02 EDT 2003

On Mon, 5 May 2003, Martin Olsson wrote:

> The online manual states that there is a config option, "config set_gid:
> <gid>", but when running snort in test-mode the following is logged:
>   snort: FATAL ERROR: Unknown config directive: config set_gid 100


parser.c makes calls to 'getgrnam' not 'getgrent'.  Change that to:

	config set_gid: snort

And you'll be working just fine.


Erek Adams

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