[Snort-users] Running Snort 1.9.0 from shell script
Wayne T Work
securitygauntlet at ...3130...
Mon Oct 14 20:33:05 EDT 2002
You are pointing to the right snort.conf. The newer version has several
variables (Port numbers) that the rules apply too. Also, make sure your have
the right rules in place.
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Michael
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 10:30 PM
To: Eric Joe
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Running Snort 1.9.0 from shell script
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 10:11:40PM -0400, Eric Joe wrote:
> I had been running Snort 1.8.7 from a simple shell script like this
> /usr/local/bin/snort -d -c /home/snort-1.9.0/etc/snort.conf -o &
> Now, with version 1.9.0 I get this error when I run it from a shell.
> ERROR => Undefined variable name: (../rules/exploit.rules:22): SMTP
> I am running the bash shell on
> 2.4.18-5smp kernel
> If I type out the same exact command in a shell, it works fine!
> I am baffled. Can someone set me straight?
var SMTP $HOME_NET
has been replaced with
var SMTP_SERVERS $HOME_NET
or you have a misspelled rule. Double-check your $VARIABLE useage against
what you define with 'var VARIABLE value' statements.
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