[Snort-devel] [ snort-Support Requests-999236 ] snort help

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Support Requests item #999236, was opened at 2004-07-28 01:09
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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Open
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: snort help

Initial Comment:
I have installed snort on windows xp, it is not working 
from snort directory, works after going in bin directory. 
But still not working in IDS mode giving error
C:\Snort\bin>snort -A full -c C:\snort\etc\snort.conf
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = log

Initializing Network Interface \Device\NPF_{E2D99213-
90AE-44FD-AE62-52B6887D36AB
}

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface \Device\NPF_{E2D99213-
90AE-44FD-AE62-52B6887D36AB
}
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file C:\snort\etc\snort.conf

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
+++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: 
C:\snort\etc\snort.conf or C:\snort\etc\C:\sno
rt\etc\snort.conf
Fatal Error, Quitting..
I have tried many option like writing paths in quotes and 
moving etc\snort.conf and rules to bin directory but 
nothing is working. Needs help. 

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