[Snort-users] Starting snort

John Sage jsage at ...2022...
Thu Jul 18 06:08:06 EDT 2002


On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 06:59:44AM -0500, doswald at ...6357... wrote:
> I am just setting up snort on a linux 7.3 server with mysql as the
> database, when I try to start snort I get the following error
> "Starting Snort: user "-o" unknown
> I am new to both Linux and Snort and I am trying to following the online
> install instructions, I have looked in the snort.conf file but I find no
> reference to the user "-o", where do I find this configuration ?.

Is there a -u immediately preceding the -o on the command line?

What *is* the command line used to invoke snort?

- John
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