[Snort-users] snortd error

Incidents incidents at ...4371...
Sun Dec 22 22:12:03 EST 2002


I'm still having troubles getting snortd to start, so I reinstalled the
1.90beta6 build from snort.org. Now when I execute snort I receive this
error.

ERROR: Unable to open rules file: /root/.snortrc or /root//root/.snortrc

I cannot find this reference or file anywhere. I thought maybe it was
reading some other rules files. I've been following the snort-mysql-acid
guide on snorts docs page and something that should be a no-brainier is
really hurting my brain. It dosen't help that my knowledge of Linux is
small, but growing. One other thing...that guide is for RedHat 7.3 and
I'm using 8.0. From what I can tell, everything should be relatively
similar. Am I wrong?

Thanks for the input.

    >De : "Erick Mechler" <emechler at ...7719...>
    >À : "Incidents" <incidents at ...4371...>
    >Cc : <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
    >Envoyé : samedi 21 décembre 2002 18:38
    >Objet : Re: [Snort-users] snortd error
    
    
    >> :: I'm attempting to start snort using the command below, but I keep
    getting this
    >> :: error. Any suggestions?
    >> :: : bad interpreter: No such file or directory
    
    make sure your script is executable
    if not, chmod +x etc ...
    
    --
    guy
    
    
    
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