[Snort-devel] snort reload not working in Snort 2.9.4.5

Hui Cao hcao at ...402...
Thu Apr 4 11:41:44 EDT 2013


Just checked the code, this issue has been fixed for the future release.
Thanks for report this.

Hui.

On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Guido Hungerbuehler <guh at ...3369...> wrote:
> Hi everybody
>
> I just made a test with Snort 2.9.4.5 where I realized that Snort can not be
> reloaded anymore with:
>
> kill -SIGHUP <pid>
>
> The error message in the log is:
>
> <1d>Apr  4 14:38:05 xyz snort[9213]: Reload via Signal Reload does not work
> if you aren't root or are chroot'ed.
> ...
> <1d>Apr  4 14:38:07 xyz snort[9213]: Snort exiting
>
>
> I am wondering why it does not work anymore since this works totally fine
> with Snort 2.9.4.0.
>
> Thanks for any feedback
>
> guido
>
>
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