[Snort-users] Promiscuous mode

Eli Stair estair at ...7351...
Thu Oct 31 12:21:16 EST 2002


I'm having the same issue as you guys.  Snort 1.9 CVS current, kernel 2.4.19.
It was happening with 1.8.7 as well.

/eli

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 17:30:12 +0000
quentyn at ...3871... wrote:

> Paul Enlund wrote:
> > 
> > Tried upgrading from Snort 1.8.6 to 1.9 on a Debian 2.2.20 system
> > and I find that the eth0 interface enters promiscuous mode then
> > returns back to normal.
> > 
> > Options used are.
> > 
> > start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec $DAEMON -- \
> >    -D -c /etc/snort/snort.conf \
> >    -l /var/log/snort/ \
> >    -b
> > 
> > I also tried 1.8.7 and this also suffers the same problem I find with
> > 1.9
> > 
> > Anybody seen this before and know the solution ?
> > 
> > Paul Enlund
> 
> http://groups.google.com/groups?q=quentyn&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&scoring=d&selm=amdaji%24kc1%241%40FreeBSD.csie.NCTU.edu.tw&rnum=5
> 
> I saw it as well 
> 
> however when I built a new snort box with snort 1.9.0 the problem hasn't
> manifested it's self yet ( I had forgotten till I saw your post) 
> 
> I *think* it was a bug in 1.8.7 though with no proof or time to
> investigate I left it 
> 
> Q
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