[Snort-users] RE: WinPcap and Windows2000

Ken Pfeil Ken at ...1455...
Thu Mar 1 20:06:26 EST 2001


I've only run into this when the NIC was not on the Win2K HCL. For example,
I get the same error when using 3Com EtherLink III Bus-Master PCI Ethernet
Adapter. (3C590 Combo card). What card are you using?

> Message: 6
> From: "Bill Marquette" <wlmarque at ...8...>
> To: Lee Leahu <lee at ...761...>
> cc: "Longski" <longski88 at ...131...>, snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 15:28:28 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort and Windows 2000 (Newbie)
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> Well, it's Win2k (from the subject) so I'd guess it's not a root
> issue.  Anyways
> it's snort -V not snort -v (note the uppercase :) )  Other than that, what
> network interfaces do you have on your Windows2k box?  It may be
> that winpcap
> doesn't recognize your interface (I know for a fact it doesn't
> support Token
> Ring for example).
>
> --Bill
>
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> From: Lee Leahu <lee at ...761...> on 03/01/2001 02:40 PM
>
> To:   "Longski" <longski88 at ...131...>
> cc:   snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Client:
> Subject:  Re: [Snort-users] Snort and Windows 2000 (Newbie)
>
>
>
> You may be expierienceing a permission problem if you're not running snort
> as root.
>
> Lee
>
> At 02:10 PM 3/1/2001, you wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >When I try to issue a snort command like for example I want to find out
> >what version i'm running by typing this command
> >  "snort -v" I got an error like this one below
> >
> >Initializing Network Interface
> >ERROR: OpenPcap() device  open
> >         Error opening adapter





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