[Snort-users] snortd error
emechler at ...7719...
Sun Dec 22 22:43:04 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
Perhaps a silly question, but why are you using the beta when the stable
version is already out, and has been so for over 2 months?
As to why snort is looking for the rules file there, it checks in
$HOME/.snortrc for the rule file if you don't give it one on the command
Cheers - Erick
More information about the Snort-users