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

twig les twigles at ...131...
Thu Oct 10 10:10:06 EDT 2002


Whenever I get that error it's because MySQL isn't
running.

--- Adeel Asher <adeel at ...7130...> wrote:
> 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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