[Snort-users] Snort doesn't work after compiling with MySQL

Steven Clark stevenc at ...803...
Thu Nov 16 14:09:53 EST 2000

You need to add the path to the mysql shared libraries into 
/etc/ld.so.conf and run the ldconfig program. Should work after that...


On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Johan.Augustsson wrote:

> Snort logging to MySQL sounds great, but what am I doing wrong?
> I have MySQL installed in /usr/local/mysql on my linux-box and after 
> reading the info on http://www.incident.org/snortdb/ I ran configure with 
> the following options
> --with-mysql-includes=/usr/local/mysql/include/mysql
> --with-mysql-libraries=/usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql
> And everything is just fine. I then ran make and make install without any 
> problems. But when I try to run snort I get an error message.
> ./snort: error in loading shared libraries: libmysqlclient.so.10: cannot 
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> The file libmysqlclient.so.10 exists in /usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql and is a 
> link to the file libmysqlclient.so.10.0.0 in the same directory.
> What am I doing wrong, and why can't I find the config file for Snort where 
> to put following line?
> output log_database: mysql, dbname=snort user=someuser host=localhost
> Johan
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