[Snort-users] Can't connect to local MYSQL

Adeel Asher adeel at ...7130...
Thu Oct 10 08:13:47 EDT 2002


Hi Guys 
           I setup the snort on my linux box. when i try to start snort process i get the following error:
   
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner kernel: device eth0 entered promiscuous mode
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner snort: Initializing daemon mode
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner snortd: snort startup succeeded
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner snort: PID stat checked out ok, PID set to /var/run/
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner snort: Writing PID file to "/var/run/"
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner snort: FATAL ERROR: database: mysql_error: Can't connect
to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)
Oct  9 04:31:13 winner kernel: device eth0 left promiscuous mode

Please help me to resolve this issue.

Regards
Asher

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