[Snort-users] snort 1.8 beta6 build26

Grant Parkinson grantp at ...1936...
Sun Jun 24 05:25:59 EDT 2001


On 23 Jun 2001 22:23:33 -0600, Tremaine Lea wrote:
> I've installed snort 1.8 beta6 build26 on my Debian/sid kernel 2.4 box... 
> can't get it to run.
> 
> Below is what happens when it's launched.  Anyone have an idea 
> 
> a: what's happening/breaking
> b: how to fix it?
> 
> snort at ...2256...:~/etc$ snort -c snort.conf -l /home/snort/log/

Sorry, but are you running this as non-root user?  (Yes)/No - Try
running with root privs. 

--
Grant

> 
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
> Checking PID path...
> PATH_VARRUN is set to /var/run/ on this operating system
> WARNING: _PATH_VARRUN is invalid, trying /var/log...
> WARNING: /var/log/ is invalid, logging Snort PID to log directory 
> (/home/snort/log/)
> 
> Initializing Network Interface eth0
> ERROR: OpenPcap() device eth0 open: 
> 	socket: Operation not permitted
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> snort at ...2256...:~/etc$ snort -V
> 
> -*> Snort! <*-
> Version 1.8-beta6 (Build 26)
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...66..., www.snort.org)
> snort at ...2256...:~/etc$ 
> 
> -- 
> Tremaine Lea
> 
> Doing things the hard way.  Every time.
> 
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