[Snort-users] Error Line => Unknown rule type

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Tue Dec 17 14:16:03 EST 2002

What does line 1 of your snort.conf look like? Sounds like there's a typo 
of some sort causing a fatal error trying to read your rule files.

At 06:36 AM 12/17/2002 -0800, Gordon Olson wrote:
>I am setting up Snort for the first time. I am trying to create the 
>alert.ids file in the c:\snort\logs folder.
>When I type in c:\snort\snort -c c:\snort\snort.conf -l c:\snort\logs -i 2 
>- I get the following error.
>Initializing Rule chains...
>Error Line c:\snort\snort.onf (1) => Unknown Rule type:
>Fatal Error, quitting...
>thanks for your input.

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