[Snort-users] Problems with installation

twig les twigles at ...131...
Mon Jul 22 10:54:05 EDT 2002

The script should be somewhere in the RPM but I don't
know that for sure so try simply dl'ing (into /tmp
maybe) the tarball from snort.org, unpacking it,
running the script there, and then rm -rf the snort

Of course if the rpm didn't have postgres support
compiled them this won't do you any good.

--- Eduard San Anselmo <esananselmo at ...6002...>
> Hello everyone: I'm a newbie and I'm trying to
> install Snort 1.8.7 on my 
> RH Linux 7.2 with Postgresql support and I'm having
> lots of problems 
> with it. I've tried to install Snort from the RPM at
> the downloads 
> section (binaries), and I've installed Postgresql
> from the Red Hat cd's. 
> The problem arises when I try to follow the
> instructions from any of the 
> papers at the documentation section, because I can't
> find some scripts 
> like create_postgresql, so I can't even create the
> logging database for 
> Snort.
> Should I remove what is installed and install from
> source? If not, what 
> should I do?
> Thanks in advance.
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