[Snort-users] Barnyard with mysql is not working

Jason Lewis jlewis at ...2449...
Mon Oct 15 16:48:15 EDT 2001

I am attempting to use barnyard with mysql.  I am getting the following

-*> Barnyard! <*-
Version 0.1.0-beta4 (Build 5)
By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...1935..., www.snort.org)
and Andrew R. Baker (andrewb at ...671...)

Loading Data Processors...
dp_alert loaded
dp_log loaded
dp_stream_stat loaded
Loading Built-in Output Plugins...
Fast Alert plugin initialized
AlertSyslog initialized
Log Dump plugin initialized
LogPcap initialized
AcidDb output plugin initialized
Parsing Config file: /etc/snort/barnyard.conf
Args: mysql, sensor_id prozac, database snort, server pharmacy, user
WARNING /etc/snort/barnyard.conf (81) => Unrecognized argument for
AcidDb plugin: mysql
You must specify a database flavor
Fatal Error, Quitting..

I can't figure out what the problem is.  I am using the example in

Jason Lewis
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