[Snort-users] Snort won't run

Kevin Brown Kevin.M.Brown at ...1022...
Thu May 10 17:56:12 EDT 2001

looks like you are missing a file.  do you have a classification.config file
in the directory with your .rules files.  If yes, then do you have it
included in snort.conf along with the rules?

-----Original Message-----
From: alexus [mailto:ml at ...1718...]
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 14:50
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort won't run

i'm using snort 1.7 with latest set of rules

for some reason it won't run, any ideas?

su-2.04# /usr/local/bin/snort -c /usr/local/bin/rules/snort.conf

        --== Initializing Snort ==--

Initializing Network Interface fxp0
Decoding Ethernet on interface fxp0
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Initializating Output Plugins!

Initializing rule chains...

*WARNING*: unknown preprocessor "stream2", ignoring!

*WARNING*: unknown preprocessor "rpc_decode", ignoring!

*WARNING*: unknown preprocessor "bo", ignoring!

*WARNING*: unknown preprocessor "telnet_decode", ignoring!

database: compiled support for ( mysql )
database: configured to use mysql
database:          user = alexus
database: database name = alexus
database: password is set
database:          host = localhost
database:   sensor name =
database:     sensor id = 1
database: using the "log" facility
Error: Unknown config: classification

what am i doin wrong now?

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