[Snort-users] Snort-1.9.0 not generating required alerts

archana rao archuatdavis at ...131...
Wed Oct 16 14:36:02 EDT 2002

Hey, thanks for the help.But whatever I do, nothing
seems to be working.I am still unable to get Snort to
raise the required alerts even though, now the errors
have disappeared with the -s option.I just don't seem
to be able to figure out what is going wrong.Any help
would be greatly appreciated.
--- Erek Adams <erek at ...577...> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, archana rao wrote:
> >    I followed the steps you had mentioned, and now
> I
> > have discovered another problem.Snort-1.9.0 is not
> > accepting the -s(log alerts to syslog) command
> line
> > option.It gives me either a "fatal error,
> quitting"
> > error message, or prints out the "USAGE:...."
> > message.I noticed that I was getting the alerts in
> > Snort-1.8.7 when I was using the -s option and so,
> > when I tried doing the same thing, Snort-1.9.0
> doesn't
> > seem to be able to recognize the option.Any ideas?
> There's a bug/feature in 1.9.0 with the -s
> parameter.  It's expecting a
> parameter and it really doesn't need one.  If you
> just replace the "-s" with a
> "-s foo" then all should be well.
> Cheers!
> -----
> Erek Adams
> Nifty-Type-Guy
> TheAdamsFamily.Net

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