[Snort-users] Problem running in daemon mode

Dany Allard dallard at ...1295...
Thu Mar 14 12:29:30 EST 2002


ifconfig shows that the card is "UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST" when snort
is stopped.
I also upgraded my libpcap to version v0.6.2 and I still have the same
problem.

Any guesses?


Chris Green wrote:

> Dany Allard <dallard at ...1295...> writes:
>
> > Hello
> >
> >   I am having a problem, that when I run Snort with the -D flag the card
> > is not running in PROMISC mode.
> >
> >   I can run snort with from the command line using
> >    ./snort -b -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -h xxx.xxx.xxx.0/24 -i eth1
> > and everything runs fine and if I run ifconfig the card shows as " UP
> > BROADCAST RUNNING PROMISC MULTICAST "
> > when I run the following
> >         /usr/local/bin/snort -D -b -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -h
> > xxx.xxx.xxx.0/24 -i eth1
> >  I don't see any traffic in the logs and if I run ifconfig the card
> > shows as "UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST".
>
> What does ifconfig show when you have no snort running?
>
> Sometimes it gets confused and leaves the interface in promiscious
> mode and there is only a toggle switch IIRC on the pcap open so it
> will alter it back to non-promisc.
>





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