[Snort-users] Starting Snort at Boot Up
alrayworld at ...131...
Fri Aug 30 05:08:04 EDT 2002
If I'm not mistaken the mysql.sock (2) is regarding
authentication with mysql. I remember that if you
dont supply the password,correct password, in the
Granting the access to the snort table of mysql
I hope this will help :-)
--- Nathanael Morrison <nathanael_morrison at ...6696...>
> I can't seem to get snort to start at boot up.
> I'm current using the following:
> Linux 2.4.18
> MySQL 3.23.39
> Snort 1.8.6
> I created two startup scripts, /etc/rc.mysqld and
> I then run /etc/rc.mysqld first and then
> /etc/rc.snortd by making a call from
> /etc/rc.local. MySQL starts up fine, but snort does
> not. When I looked at the
> system logs I found the following error:
> snort: FATAL ERROR: database: mysql_error: Can't
> connect to local MySQL server
> through socket '/var/run/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
> Now this is the part I can't figure out. If I call
> /etc/rc.snortd after
> logging in, snort starts up fine. Everything runs
> great, snort is logging to
> MySQL, and I can analyse the packets with ACID.
> Maybe I'm missing
> something... any ideas?
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