[Snort-sigs] Re: [Snort-users] snort-mysql will not start

Dirk Geschke Dirk_Geschke at ...2049...
Thu Feb 9 01:10:05 EST 2006


Hi,

> FATAL ERROR: Undefined variable name: (/etc/snort/snort.conf:508)
>
> This is the line that is bad according to the error message:
>
> output database: log, mysql, user=xxxxxxxxxx password=xxxxxx
> dbname=snort host=[name of box]

if I interpret the error message correct then I would assume that
you have a '$' sign somewhere in the username or password and snort
tries to interpret this as a variable which is not known.

That is just a guess...

Regards

Dirk





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