[Snort-users] Win32 Device disappearance
matt at ...5000...
Sun Feb 17 08:03:03 EST 2002
I have what on the face of it looks like a winpcap problem, except . . .
This makes NO sense to me, and probably everyone else, but I'll throw
it out there anyway.
I updated my Win32 Snort from 1.81 to 1.83 today, and now it has "lost"
I get this error:
Initializing Network Interface
ERROR: OpenPcap() device open:
Error opening adapter
Fatal Error, Quitting..
Running snort -W confirms the apparent source of the problem:
-*> Snort! <*-
Version 1.8-WIN32 (Build 88)
By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...1935..., www.snort.org)
1.7-WIN32 Port By Michael Davis (mike at ...92...,www.datanerds.net/~mike)
1.8-WIN32 Port By Chris Reid (chris.reid at ...3029...)
(based on code from 1.7 port)
Interface Device Description
Note it shows only 1 interface (should be 3), and no device or
Clearly this looks like a winpcap problem -- but I didn't touch winpcap,
and it still works as always (and with the same list of devices) with
I went back to the previous Snort (I copied the directory before the new
install) and the problem is the same. I tried a 1.7 I have on the same
machine, same problem.
I am decidedly puzzled. (Mind you, today was one of those days. Maybe
tomorrow . . . )
Matt Whelan <matt at ...5000...>
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