[Snort-users] Having trouble using -b switch

Chris Green cmg at ...1935...
Fri Sep 27 11:05:06 EDT 2002

rkeller at ...7000... writes:

> I'm a fairly new users to SNORT so bear with me.
> I'm running snort 1.8.7 for Windows (from the binary snort-1.8.7-win32.exe) with 
> WinPcap 2.3 and the latest stable snort rules (last modified 9/26).
> Withing the local.rules file I have the following rule:
> alert tcp any any -> any any (msg:"TCP traffic";)
> which is a test to make sure snort is working properly
> When I try to run snort with 'snort -d -l log -b -c snort.conf' when the local rule is active, I 
> receive the following error in a popup window:
> snort.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows.  You
> will need to restart the program.  An error log is being created.

Hrm does the log directory exist?
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
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