[Snort-users] Mysql access denied

User BALGAA System Engineer balgaa at ...4516...
Mon Mar 4 11:04:04 EST 2002


I can to access Mysql using following command without any problem:

#mysql -u root -p

Balgaa

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Mike Arrison wrote:

> Yup,
> 	This is a mysql password problem.Try resetting it to what you think it
> should be.Also try logging in from the command line with:
>
> host% mysql -u username -p
>
> See
> http://www.mysql.com/documentation/mysql/bychapter/manual_MySQL_Database_Adm
> inistration.html#User_names
>
> for mysql password requirements.
>
>    -Mike Arrison
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of User BALGAA
> System Engineer
> Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 9:27 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> 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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