[Snort-users] Snort Install for Win2K

E. Hawk simplee at ...125...
Tue Jul 16 06:03:11 EDT 2002

I am new to snort, but here goes it.  I am attempting to install Snort in a 
windows 2000 professional machine...I trying to run the following command 
and I have pasted the error that follows below.  Can someone shed some light 
on this..it would be greatly appreciated. I have uninstalled an reinstalled 
and edited the registery to start fresh..and i end up back here stuck.

"C:\Snort\bin>snort -c snort.conf -l c:\snort\logs
Log directory = c:\snort\logs"

Initializing Network Interface \

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Decoding Ethernet on interface 
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Initializating Output Plugins!
Parsing Rules file snort.conf

Initializing rule chains...
No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
    Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
    Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
    Fragment min_ttl:   0
    Fragment ttl_limit: 5
    Fragment Problems: 0
Stream4 config:
    Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
    Session statistics: INACTIVE
    Session timeout: 30 seconds
    Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
    State alerts: INACTIVE
    Evasion alerts: ACTIVE
    Scan alerts: ACTIVE
    Log Flushed Streams: INACTIVE
    MinTTL: 1
    TTL Limit: 5
No arguments to stream4_reassemble, setting defaults:
     Reassemble client: ACTIVE
     Reassemble server: INACTIVE
     Reassemble ports: 21 23 25 53 80 143 110 111 513
     Reassembly alerts: ACTIVE
     Reassembly method: FAVOR_OLD
Using LOCAL time
database: compiled support for ( mysql odbc mssql )
database: configured to use mysql
database:          user = snort
database: database name = snort
database:          host = localhost
database:   sensor name = 

database:     sensor id = 1
database: mysql_error: You have an error in your SQL syntax near '[schema]' 
at l
ine 1
database: schema version = 0
database: The underlying database seems to be running an older version of 
the DB
          Please re-run the appropriate DB creation script (e.g. 
          create_postgresql, create_oracle) located in the contrib\ 
Fatal Error, Quitting..

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