[Snort-openappid] Unknown preprocessor: "appid" while installing OPENAPPID

Costas Kleopa (ckleopa) ckleopa at ...5...
Thu Feb 5 10:14:02 EST 2015


When you are compiling snort, did you make sure you run the configure command with:

./configure --enable-open-appid

Thanks
Costas

On Feb 5, 2015, at 7:07 AM, Rishabh Shah <rishabh420 at ...8...<mailto:rishabh420 at ...8...>> wrote:

Hi Snort Team,

Hope you are doing well.

I am installing Snort and OpenAPPID on my UBUNTU machine(Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS). I was following the instructions listed on this<http://blog.snort.org/2014/03/openappid-install-video.html> website. I am hitting an issue in the 5th Step- Enabling OpenAppID in Snort.
I appended preprocessor appid : app_stats_filename appstats-unified.log, app_stats_period 60, app_detector_dir /usr/local/lib/openappid in the snort.conf file and executed [snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -T] to check if the configuration was clean or not. I ran in to the following error message:
Reputation config:
WARNING: Can't find any whitelist/blacklist entries. Reputation Preprocessor disabled.
ERROR: /etc/snort/snort.conf(515) Unknown preprocessor: "appid".
Fatal Error, Quitting..

Some details on Snort:
   ,,_     -*> Snort! <*-
  o"  )~   Version 2.9.7.0 GRE (Build 149)
   ''''    By Martin Roesch & The Snort Team: http://www.snort.org/contact#team
           Copyright (C) 2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
           Copyright (C) 1998-2013 Sourcefire, Inc., et al.
           Using libpcap version 1.5.3
           Using PCRE version: 8.31 2012-07-06
           Using ZLIB version: 1.2.8


Can you help me to debug this issue? Many thanks in advance!!

Regards,
Rishabh Shah.
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