[Snort-users] No more -z all?

Rob Hughes rob at ...1932...
Sat May 11 18:02:02 EDT 2002


On Sat, 2002-05-11 at 15:18, Alberto Dainotti wrote:
> On 11 May 2002, Rob Hughes wrote:
> 
> > Just built Version 1.8.7beta2 (Build 114) on a FreeBSD box from CVS this
> > morning. Now, when I run
> >
> > /usr/local/bin/snort -c /usr/local/etc/snort/snort.conf -dDeX -L
> > snort.log -i dc0 -z all
> >
> > I get
> >
> > May 11 11:58:44 ns2 snort: ERROR: OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed:
> > syntax error
> > May 11 11:58:44 ns2 snort: FATAL ERROR: PCAP command: all
> >
> > Suggestions? This was working just before I rebuilt, and nothing else
> > was changed.
> 
> Yes, -z option doesn't take any arguments. It used to, but doesn't
> anymore, read man page or do "./snort -\?" (FAQ should be
> changed accordingly).
> Anyway old "-z all" option is equivalent to not using "-z" option at all..
> While old "-z est" is the equivalent of "-z".
> Greets,
> 						Alberto.
> 

Alberto,

Thanks. Someone might want to update the snort.conf that's distributed
from cvs, as in it, it still states that you use -z est or -z all.
Guess  I missed the bit about the change somewhere though.

Regards,
Rob






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