[Snort-devel] dump dynamic rules problem.

Steven Sturges steve.sturges at ...402...
Tue Dec 22 09:02:36 EST 2009


Pretty sure you need an = between the option and the path, ie.

/usr/local/snort-2.8.5.1/bin/snort --dump-dynamic-rules=/tmp/

Husnu Demir wrote:
> 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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