[Snort-users] install with postgresql

Roman Danyliw roman at ...438...
Thu Oct 17 10:50:18 EDT 2002

It seems like you are running snort in daemon mode.  Try starting snort
normally so that you can see some of the error messages.

FYI: There is a bug in PostgreSQL logging in the 1.9.0 release.  See the
following message from the list archive:



On Thu, 17 Oct 2002, jamie wrote:

> snort 1.9 appears to start, but ./snortd status
> indicates `snort dead but subsys locked.` message
> pg_hba.conf is configed to auth all local users
> postgresql.conf has tcpip=socket = true
> snort.conf:
> output database: log, postgresql, user=root
>     dbname=snortdb password=snort host=localhost
>  output database: alert, postgresql, user=root dbname=snortdb
> also I see the following messages upon restart of snort:
> `rm: cannot remove /var/log/snort/alert` no such file or
> directory
> if I create the alert file then snort appears to restart but
> the file is removed and upon next restart the error message
> appears again
> Seeking configuration assistance...
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