[Snort-users] Run as user?

Alberto Gonzalez albertg at ...8504...
Wed Apr 2 22:08:41 EST 2003


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> sorry, what I meant was to actually run snort without first su'ing to root.
> 
> is there any way to do this and have access to eth0?
> 

search google, I believe there is a kernel module[1] out there that will 
allow a non-privileged user to set eth0 into promisc mode. as to 
/var/log/snort you will need to make the directory yourself. 

 Cheers,
 Alberto Gonzalez

[1] - sorry, i don't remember the name.... but i will check for ya.

- -- 
"Success comes to the person who does today, what you are thinking of doing tomorrow." 

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