[Snort-users] snort on Linux works, on OpenBSD doesn\'t

Ashley Thomas athomas at ...3539...
Tue Nov 6 11:09:05 EST 2001

One point to be noted:
in OpenBSD ifconfig rl0 up does'nt seem to work.

So modify /etc/hostname.rl0

inet NONE

That should do the trick :-)

let me know if that works


On Tue, 6 Nov 2001 donegan at ...3789... wrote:

> I have just installed, from the same sources, snort on Linux and
> OpenBSD. Both compile AOK, both appear to execute OK, the Linux snort
> catches all the nimda stuff that continues to provide test data :-) and
> the OpenBSD snort catches nothing. Both are connected to the same hub
> (not switch), both interfaces show PROMISC mode and UP.
> A key difference here is that the OpenBSD snort is running on an
> interface that has no IP address - i.e. ifconfig rl0 up.
> Any pointers on waking the OpenBSD version up would be appreciated.
> Thanks!
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