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mkettler at ...4108...
Mon Feb 4 13:15:15 EST 2002
Specify an absolute path to your snort.conf after the -c.. If you cd'ed to
/usr/local/bin it will be looking for /usr/local/bin/snort.conf...
At 08:27 PM 2/4/2002 +0000, Edward Cole wrote:
>I just recently downloaded a copy of Snort version 1.8.3. Unfortunately,
>I have been unsuccessful in running the NIDS Mode, I am able to run both
>the sniffer and packet logging modes. When I ran the below command line
>I received the follwing error. Does this mean I have to add rules to the
>- I cd to the /usr/local/bin directory (which is where the snort is
>- I then type this command ./snort -dev -l ./log -h 192.168.1.0/24 -c
>- I then received this error
>Initializing rule chains...
>ERROR: Unable to open rules file: snort.conf or ./snort.conf
>Fatal Error, Quitting.. "
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