[Snort-users] Chrooting snort

Erek Adams erek at ...577...
Thu Feb 28 20:01:02 EST 2002


On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Alain Tesio wrote:

> Hi, if you have problems chrooting snort, this can help:
> I'm the author of makejail, which helps moving required
> files in a chroot jail, I've tested it with snort, it
> works perfectly on Debian woody, I've tested makejail
> with other softs on OpenBSD.
>
> Use the configuration script attached, it's not yet
> in the tarball.
>
> makejail: http://www.floc.net/makejail/

Send snort a SIGHUP twice whilst it's in the jail.  If it works, I'll be
damned impressed....  See http://www.snort.org/docs/faq.html#6.19

[FWIW: http://www.theadamsfamily.net/~erek/snort/cell/index.html has a lot of
the basic info on creating a chroot'ed jail for anything.]

Cheers!

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Erek Adams
Nifty-Type-Guy
TheAdamsFamily.Net





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