[Snort-users] Snort 1.8.7 on winXP laptop

Serge M. Slivitzky serge.slivitzky at ...7057...
Wed Oct 2 11:06:06 EDT 2002


> I would like to use snort/acid in WindowsXP (or 2000) running on a
> laptop with a Xircom pcmcia cardbus 10/100 ethernet card. Does anyone
> know if this will work? I have installed everything, but running snort
> fails. Doing a snort -W shows: 
> 
> -*> Snort! <*-
> 
> Version 1.8-MySQL-WIN32 (Build 105)
> 
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...1935..., www.snort.org)
> 
> 1.7-WIN32 Port By Michael Davis (mike at ...92...,
> www.datanerds.net/~mike)
> 
> 1.8-WIN32 Port By Chris Reid (chris.reid at ...3029...)
> 
>           (based on code from 1.7 port)
> 
> 
> 
> Interface       Device          Description
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> 1
> 
> 
> Note the "1" in the interface list, with nothing else showing. Doing a
> snort -T shows:
> 
> Initializing Network Interface
> 
> ERROR: OpenPcap() device  open:
> 
>         Error opening adapter
> 
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> 


Had the same problem with W2K sp3 laptop, I had to installed WinPcap 3.0 alpha 2.






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