[Snort-users] snort 1.7 and snort.conf

Rich Smith Rich.Smith at ...1809...
Fri Apr 13 12:32:00 EDT 2001


In snort.conf provide the full path to your rulesets.

# snort.conf

/path/to/my/exploit.rule

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philipp Snizek [mailto:mailinglists at ...1153...]
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 11:51 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] snort 1.7 and snort.conf
> 
> 
> Dear list users,
> 
> I try to make run snort by using
> 
> ns2:/snortrules # snort -D -i eth0 -c /snortrules/snort.conf -t /snort
> 
> which perfectly runs.
> 
> But as soon as I'm not anymore in the directory /snortrules 
> where snort.conf
> and all rulesets are, I cannot anymore start snort.
> I get this error:
> Apr 13 18:46:44 ns2 snort: ERROR: Unable to open rules file: 
> exploit.rules
> 
> I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. I have taken a look into
> documentation but could not find any hints.
> 
> Thanx for any help.
> 
> Philipp
> 
> 
> 
> 
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