[Snort-users] Compiling Snort for Mysql compat.

David Lambert dlambert at ...4245...
Sat Jan 5 07:08:07 EST 2002


Presuming all the parameters are correct, this is in your snort.conf file, 
and you are running snort with this conf file (see the -c option), this 
should work.

Dave.

On Saturday 05 January 2002 08:00 am, Dan Cave wrote:
> Hi all
>
> Ok, so now I've got snort compiled to look at the mysql db... How do I know
> if it writing all alerts to it ?
>
> i have:
>
> output log_database: alert, mysql, dbname=snort host=1.2.3.4 user=snort
> password=sn0rt
>
> should this do it??
>
> Dan
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Lambert" <dlambert at ...4245...>
> To: "Dan Cave" <dan at ...4463...>; <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 1:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Compiling Snort for Mysql compat.
>
> > First let me say that I am a relative newbie to snort/mysql, but I got my
> > setup working without specifying a directory, i.e.:
> >
> > ./configure --with-mysql
> >
> > The script seemed smart enough to work out where mysql libraries were
>
> located.
>
> > I f you specify the directory I think that it needs to point to the mysql
> > client library.
> >
> > HTH
> > Dave.
> >
> > On Friday 04 January 2002 06:03 pm, Dan Cave wrote:
> > > Hi all
> > >
> > > I have been having some problems getting mysql and snort work together.
> > >
> > > I have.. Obsd 2.8, (snort engine)  mysql-3.23.46 & snort-1.8.2.
> > >
> > > At the moment I have a working snort config logging to /var/log/snort,
>
> but
>
> > > to make things a little more elegant
> > > Id like to get snort logging to my mysql db,.
> > >
> > > When I try and reattempt to compile snort to include mysql libs like
> > > so.
> > >
> > > /usr/src/snort# ./configure
> > > --with-mysql=/usr/src/mysql-3.23.46/libmysql
> > >
> > > i get
> > > checking for mysql... no
> > >
> > > Where should I be pointing the --with-mysql to? Id like my snort binary
>
> to
>
> > > be mysql friendly
> > >
> > > Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Daniel.
> > >
> > >
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