[Snort-users] Problems running rules with win95 version

Fyodor fygrave at ...89...
Wed Jul 19 21:29:01 EDT 2000

> I hope no one will be insulted if I ask a question about the Windows
> version. I installed Snort on an old win95 machine because I didn't want
> to impose the load on my overtaxed Linux firewall/web server. It works
> fine when I test it with the command "SNORT -v"  But when I try to
> invoke a rules set I get a message that snort "Can not get write to
> logging directory log. (directory doesn't exist or permissions are set
> incorrectly)."  I tried writing the logfile name in a variety of ways in

uhh.. uhh.. :-)  by default we use /var/log/snort on unix (directory).  I
doubt you can create anything similar on windoze but try to use -l switch
instead :-)

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