[Snort-users] running win32 snort as a service on W2K

Henry Sieff hsieff at ...519...
Fri Mar 2 15:02:59 EST 2001


FWIW, I had no problems using srvany and instsrv (from the resource
kit) and getting it work.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Burleson, Lee (IA) [mailto:Lee.Burleson at ...1358...]
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 1:39 PM
> To: Snort-Users (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] running win32 snort as a service on W2K
> 
> 
> Steve -
> 
> Win32 Snort 1.7 does not have the hooks in it to be a 
> service.  You will
> need to run it under srvany (which does have the service 
> hooks in it).  See
> the Resource Kit docs on that.
> 
> The Service Control Manager is trying to call the .exe with a "Start
> Service" command, but snort.exe has no such function.  srvany 
> serves as a
> wrapper to standard .exes to accept the service calls and 
> pass them off as
> standard execute win32 calls to the app.
> 
> Hope that helps.
> 
> - Lee
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Pruchniewski [mailto:Steve.Pruchniewski at ...1470...]
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 12:45 PM
> To: 'snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net'
> Subject: [Snort-users] running win32 snort as a service on W2K
> 
> 
> I have been trying to run Snort 1.7 on W2K as a service with 
> out much luck.
> It's installed as a service and I have configured the start 
> parameters in
> the gui. When ever I try to start the service I get the error:
> 
> 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in
a
> timely fashion.
> 
> Has anyone else ever ran into this?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Steven Pruchniewski 
> Production Engineer 
> Ultraprise Corporation 
> 
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