[Snort-sigs] Errors with Windows .conf

Joel Esler jesler at ...435...
Thu Feb 18 19:54:17 EST 2010


On Feb 18, 2010, at 3:23 PM, Rich Rumble wrote:

> I noticed the "Errors with the Snort manual" thread and before I
> forget, I had to ask if anyone knows why the Windows snort.conf file
> does not reflect a typical windows path for certain variables.
> For example:
> dynamicengine /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so
> should be %drive_letter%\snort\lib\snort_dynamicengine\sf_engine.dll (
> e.g. c:\snort\lib...)
> Just curious, Snort has offered the windows install for years, I
> thought by now it'd have made this a little easier on those poor
> windows users :)

As you know Snort is primarily developed for *nix based systems, and yes, while we issue a compile for Windows, you are right, we don't have specific Windows instructions.  

We'll take a look at incorporating this.

J



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