[Snort-users] Attention: Win32 Users - Snort 1.8.6b121 Ready - W/Run As Service

Hicks, John JHicks at ...5857...
Thu May 30 10:17:06 EDT 2002

YEAH!!! Thanks *so* much :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Steele [mailto:michaels at ...155...]
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 1:10 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Attention: Win32 Users - Snort 1.8.6b121 Ready -
W/Run As Service

To all Windows users of Snort:

Please read all the notices below.

The latest 1.8.7b121 binaries have been compiled and are now available
on our site. There are 5 flavors available:

Snort 1.8.7b121 Release
Snort 1.8.7b121 MySQL Release
Snort 1.8.7b121 MySQL/FlexResp Release
Snort 1.8.7b121 FlxResp Release
Snort 1.8.7b121 MSSQL Release

NOTICE: The "Run As Service" has been compiled into this update. This
option is ONLY available for the Windows 2000's, XP, and NT Server. The
basic usage is as follows:

Note: COMPLETELY remove any previous installation of Snort running as a
service, even Registry settings, then reboot. If you have any concerns
or questions, please don't hesitate to email me.

There are three command switches that Snort uses for the Service


Explanation of Service options:

CAUTION: All the switches MUST be used from the folder that Snort is
located in. If Snort is located in C:\Snort then navigate to that folder
and type the command from there.

This will install Snort as a service with the specified parameters: 
"snort /SERVICE /INSTALL -de -c <FULL PATH>\snort.conf -l <FULL

This will remove snort as a service: 

This will display the parameters: 

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