[Snort-users] -i any ?

Jev jev at ...819...
Tue May 14 04:38:02 EDT 2002

Hi All,

I have seen mention of using '-i any' arg with snort in order to get it
to listen on all interfaces. I tried it on my multihomed freebsd
4.5-stable box (no less than 4 interfaces) and I get the following

Log directory = /var/log/snort

Initializing Network Interface any
ioctl(SIOC*MTU): Device not configured
Automagic MTU discovery failed. Using default 1500ERROR: OpenPcap()
device any open: 
        BIOCSETIF: any: Device not configured
	Fatal Error, Quitting..

Snort works fine when I specify one particular interface. Is the any
keyword related to the pcap lib? 
Clarification greatly appreciated :)


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