[Snort-users] Starting snort against multiple interfaces?

Kiira Triea kiira-t at ...2241...
Tue Jun 19 14:52:18 EDT 2001


Hi, 


> On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 12:30:45PM -0400, Kiira Triea wrote:
> > 
> > Ok, it's my day for goofy questions I guess. I have recompiled 
> > snort using Sebastian Krahmer's patched libpcap, I am using a 
> > 2.2.16 kernel and all went well with the build. If I understand
> > the docs I've found on this I should be able to start snort like: 
> > './snort -D -i any -c snort.conf' and have it read from all nics? 
> > 
> > Instead I get 
> > 
> > Initializing Network Interface any
> > ioctl(SIOCGIFMTU): No such device
> > ERROR: Can not get MTU of an interface any!
> > 
> > ????
> 
> Looks like old snort (1.7x something) is used here. :) We have done a
> few fixes here:
> 1. It's recomended to use recent version from www.tcpdump.org, they have
> fixed a few things in Sebastian's code and incorporated the patch.
> 2. More recent snort, we have fixed support of interface 'any' in it :)


Yes Ok, I am using ver 1.7 from snort.org. Poop. When is ver. 8
expected ready for prime time? Getting cvs working is not going
through my firewall it looks.

thanks, 

Kiira 





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