[Snort-users] Rules troubles in startup

steveg steveg at ...6179...
Wed Jun 26 09:41:03 EDT 2002


>
> [!] ERROR .//web-cgi.rules(8) => Bad port number: "(msg:"WEB-CGI"
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>

Yep this is telling you that snort can't identify the port number for rule
number 8 in the web-cgi.rules file. more then likely it's trying to use
$HTTP_PORTS and this var isnt' set in your snort.conf.
you can either manually set the port (your web server port likely 80) or
make sure you have the var set.







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