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

Matt Yackley Matt.Yackley at ...5858...
Thu Apr 10 14:27:06 EDT 2003


Donnie,
You should be able to put it into the snort.conf file or as part of your
snort startup command/script

Startup option
-m <umask>

Matt

-----Original Message-----
From: Donnie Green Jr [mailto:d_greenjr at ...125...] 
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 3:27 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net

Where do I place "config umask:xxx"?  I placed the command "umask 0026" in
.bash_profile for "sec", but it did not work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Erek Adams" <erek at ...950...>
To: "Donnie Green" <d_greenjr at ...125...>
Cc: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 2:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] /var/log/snort/some.ip.addr.dir/ permissions
problem


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