[Snort-devel] dump dynamic rules problem.

Husnu Demir hdemir at ...287...
Tue Dec 22 06:37:13 EST 2009


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Hi People,


/usr/local/snort-2.8.5.1/bin/snort --dump-dynamic-rules /tmp/ command is not
working properly.

/usr/local/snort-2.8.5.1/bin/snort --dump-dynamic-rules /tmp/
Running in Rule Dump mode

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Snort BPF option: /tmp
ERROR: snort.c(5049) Please specify the directory path for dumping the dynamic rules
Fatal Error, Quitting..



When I try

/usr/local/snort-2.8.5.1/bin/snort --dump-dynamic-rules=/tmp
Running in Rule Dump mode

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Dumping dynamic rules...
  Finished dumping dynamic rules.
Snort exiting

ls /tmp
total 0



My snort config ..

snips..
..

dynamicdetection directory /usr/local/snort-2.8.5.1/lib/snort_dynamicrules/
..


uname -a
Linux kaf 2.6.26-2-xen-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Nov 5 04:27:12 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Also I used precompiled Ubuntu 8.04 rules.so.


Thanks.

hdemir.

I used
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