[Snort-users] Mysql access denied

Basil Saragoza snortlst at ...125...
Mon Mar 4 06:33:05 EST 2002


I tried to use & in passwords for mysql and it wasn't accepted
........probably $ is not good either.
----- Original Message -----
From: "User BALGAA System Engineer" <balgaa at ...4516...>
To: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 9:27 AM
Subject: [Snort-users] Mysql access denied


> Hello,
>
> I installed snort-stable with MySQL support.
>
> When I try to use snort-stable like:
>
> #/opt/snort/bin/snort -c /opt/snort/rules/snort.conf -i le0
> Log directory = /var/log/snort
>
> Initializing Network Interface le0
>
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
> Decoding Ethernet on interface le0
> Initializing Preprocessors!
> Initializing Plug-ins!
> Initializating Output Plugins!
> Parsing Rules file /opt/snort/rules/snort.conf
>
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Initializing rule chains...
> No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
>     Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
>     Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
> Stream4 config:
>     Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
>     Session statistics: INACTIVE
>     Session timeout: 30 seconds
>     Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
>     State alerts: INACTIVE
>     Scan alerts: ACTIVE
>     Log Flushed Streams: INACTIVE
> 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
> Back Orifice detection brute force: DISABLED
> Using LOCAL time
> database: compiled support for ( mysql )
> database: configured to use mysql
> database:          user = root
> database: password is set
> database: database name = snort
> database:          host = localhost
> database:   sensor name = x.x.x.x
> database: mysql_error: Access denied for user: 'root at ...274...' (Using
password: YES)
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> #
>
> snort.conf:
> output database: log, mysql, user=root password=xyz0507$ dbname=snort
host=localhost
>
> I guess problem with mysql password. Is it possible to use special
> character like "$" or "#" in password?
>
> Any suggestion?
>
> Balgaa
>
>
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