[Snort-users] getting error when using -s

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Thu Apr 10 06:13:01 EDT 2003

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, snort snort wrote:

> since snort 1.9.x series, and now 2.0.0rc1, I am getting errors with using
> the -s option. Before 1.9.x I used to initialize snort with the basic snort
> -des -c ./snort.conf , but now when I try it, I get the help information
> (with all options) and :
> Uh, you need to tell me to do something...
> : No such file or directory
> If I change to snort -c ./snort.conf -des bogon, I get the initial snort
> information, but in the end I get:
> Version 2.0.0rc1 (Build 61)
> By Martin ...
> (null)(0) => No arguments to alert_syslog preprocessor !
> The question is: How can I make Snort log to default syslog
> (/var/log/messages) ?

Update to rc4 [0].  That was a bug that was fixed in rc2, IIRC.


Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson

[0]	http://www.snort.org/dl/snort-2.0.0rc4.tar.gz

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