AW: [Snort-users] Error using snort

Nout Gemmeke Nout.Gemmeke at ...3958...
Thu Nov 1 04:43:03 EST 2001

Hi Cris,

Thanks for the swift reply !!

I added the entry to the LB_LIBRARY_PATH, and recieve the next error.
Looks like I should configure some more.
Can you point me into the direction ?


excelon03:/usr/local/bin # ./snort
Log directory = 
Reading Conf File...

Initializing Network Interface hme0
using config file //.snortrc
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Initializating Output Plugins!
Parsing Rules file //.snortrc

Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: //.snortrc or ////.snortrc
Fatal Error, Quitting..
excelon03:/usr/local/bin # 

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Chris Green [mailto:cmg at ...671...]
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 31. Oktober 2001 15:03
An: Nout Gemmeke
Cc: 'snort-users at'
Betreff: Re: [Snort-users] Error using snort

Nout Gemmeke <Nout.Gemmeke at ...3958...> writes:

> Hi All,
> I want to use snort to snoop the network just for SNMP traps that I need
> monitoring a Sun system.
> Starting snort brings the following error:
> excelon03:/usr/local/bin # ./snort -v
> ./snort: fatal: open failed: No such file or
> directory
> Killed
> Installed but not configured is:
> libgcc-3.0-sol7-sparc-local
> libpcap-0.6.2-sol7-sparc-local
> openssl-0.9.6b-sol7-sparc-local
> snort-1.8.1-sol7-sparc-local
> tcpdump-3.6.2-sol7-sparc-local

You need to make sure that the directory that resides
in is in your LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Chris Green <cmg at ...671...>
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