[Snort-users] Attention: Win32 Users - Snort 1.9.0 "STABLE RELEASE" Binaries Available

Michael Steele michaels at ...155...
Wed Oct 9 14:02:03 EDT 2002


To all Windows users of Snort:

Please read all the notices below.

The latest 1.9.0 STABLE binaries have been compiled and are now
available on our site. There are now 9 flavors available:

Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_FlexResp_Release 
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_FlexResp_Service_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_FlexResp_Service_SFStats_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_MSSQL_FlexResp_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_MSSQL_FlexResp_Service_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_MSSQL_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_MSSQL_Service_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_Release
Snort_1.9.0b6-209_Win32_StdDB_Service_Release

NOTICE: You MUST update the complete package if you are migrating from
Snort 1.8x 

NOTICE: The "Run as Service" is now a Windows feature of Snort
(whoohoo), and is ONLY available for the following Windows environments:

IMPORTANT: You MUST use the Service Release!

1. 2000 Professional / 2000 Server Family
2. XP Pro / XP .NET Server Family
3. NT Server 4 (latest service pack).

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
activation. 

/SERVICE /INSTALL 
/SERVICE /UNINSTALL 
/SERVICE /SHOW 

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
PATH>\logs" 

This will remove snort as a service: 
"snort /SERVICE /UNINSTALL" 

This will display the parameters: 
"snort /SERVICES /SHOW
 


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