[Snort-users] connect to mysql fails

Jed Pickel jed at ...153...
Tue Feb 26 01:22:04 EST 2002

Looks like snort can not read from eth0... Make sure eth0 is "up" even
though it does not have an ip.. (# ifconfig eth0 up) If the database
was not connecting properly it would have died earlier on.

* Jed

On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 10:08:17AM +0100, "Dörr, Oliver" wrote:
> Hello
> i compiled snort 1.8.3 on a suse-linux (7.2) distribution with mysql
> support. I setup the mysql database and changed snort.conf. I can log into
> the mysql/snort database without any problems. But every time i start snort
> i get the following error:
> pcap_loop: read: Network is downdatabase: Closing mysql connection to
> database "snort"
> I setup snort on a box with two nics (eth0 without ip adress). I setup the
> mysql parameter to localhost. 
> I would appreciate every help.
> Thanks
> Oliver

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