[Snort-users] /var/log/snort/some.ip.addr.dir/ permissions problem

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Wed Apr 9 11:05:09 EDT 2003

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Donnie Green wrote:

> I have created a user and group both named "sec".  In the snort startup
> script I created the variable SNORT_UID=sec and have placed snort .... -u
> $SNORT_UID in the configuration so snort is running as the owner/group
> sec/sec.  This works fine but the IPAddr directories created under
> /var/log/snort/* have the permissions 600 and my users part of the "sec"
> group do not have permissions to the log information.  Did I forget to set
> the umask for snort somewhere?  How can I make the
> /var/log/snort/some.ip.addr.directory permissions 660?

config umask: XXX

Erek Adams

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