[Snort-users] Couldn't resolve hostname HOME_NET

Josh Oshiro josh at ...155...
Wed Apr 25 19:58:54 EDT 2001


dotslash wrote:
> 
> hehe. well i'm having coffee now and this is a good time to start fixing
> snort again.
> 
> i checked and my snort.conf is still the same. it has both HOME_NET and
> EXTERNAL_NET defined in it using my networks ip address (for HOME_NET).
> bugger i don't think snort would need to resolve hostname before it starts
> does it?  i have firewalling in the same box and i can telnet, ping, lynx
> everywhere from it so there's no question that the box can't resolve names.
> 
> well, i'll finish coffee first then d/l snort again.  hell maybe i'll use
> 1.8 then...l8rs
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Erek Adams" <erek at ...577...>
> To: "dotslash" <dotslash at ...1760...>
> Cc: "Snort" <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Sent: Monday, April 23, 2001 6:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Couldn't resolve hostname HOME_NET
> 
> <snipped...>
> > >
> > > Apr 23 15:58:03 snortle snort: ERROR
> /usr/local/snort/rules/exploit.rules
> > > (4) => Couldn't resolve hostname HOME_NET
> >
> > [...snip...]
> >
> > Well, it sounds like you don't have HOME_NET defined in your snort.conf.
> But,
> > from what you said, you already had a snort.conf that was 'edited' and
> ready.
> >
> > Hrm...  Did you unpack snort in that directory?  If so, the snort.conf
> from
> > the tarball might have overwrote your snort.conf.
> >
> > Please note:  This letter was composed before having any coffee, so it
> might
> > not be to clueful.  ;-)
> >
> > -----
> > Erek Adams
> > Nifty-Type-Guy
> > TheAdamsFamily.Net
> >
> 
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Can we see your snort.conf?

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josh at ...155...
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