[Snort-users] ACID problems..

Jason Boyer jason at ...418...
Thu Sep 14 12:53:22 EDT 2000


Make sure you start MySQL and that user snort has rights to the database.

Jason

On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, A.L.Lambert wrote:
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> 	Ok, got snort snatched from CVS, built, dumping data nicely into
> MySQL; no errors, life looks good at this point.  Now I have the following
> problem trying to get ACID to work:
> 
> Warning: MySQL Connection Failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server
> through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111) in
> /home/httpd/html/acid/acid_main.php on line 94
> 
> (config used with above example is:
> 
> $alert_dbname   = "snort";
> $alert_host     = "localhost";
> $alert_port     = "3306";
> $alert_user     = "root";
> $alert_password = "NO WAY";
> 
> 
> 
> 	If I use "127.0.0.1" instead of localhost in the $alert_host
> field, I get:
> 
> Warning: MySQL Connection Failed: Host 'localhost.localdomain' is not
> allowed to connect to this MySQL server in
> /home/httpd/html/acid/acid_main.php on line 94
> 
> 	This is probably a MySQL and/or PHP4 problem and not a ACID
> problem, but I thought I'd ask here since probably at least a few people
> here have gotten this to work.  Thanks in advance.
> 
> 	--A.L.Lambert
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