FW: [Snort-users] /etc/init.d/snort file, Snort 1.9.1

Elvira_Byrnes at ...8560... Elvira_Byrnes at ...8560...
Wed Apr 16 19:02:04 EDT 2003


Hi John

Thanks a lot for your suggestion. I tried that option already and it didn't
work. I have found an article saying that this error comes from using a
Windows made file on a Linux machine. This is what I did. I copied the file
in Windows from Internet and then copied it to Linux. Windows apparently
puts extra carriage returns that you can't see. The utility dos2unix changes
the file so it can be used by Linux. The file worked fine after that.

Regards

Elvira

-----Original Message-----
From: John Sage [mailto:jsage at ...2022...]
Sent: Wednesday, 16 April 2003 10:53 PM
To: Elvira_Byrnes at ...8560...
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: FW: [Snort-users] /etc/init.d/snort file, Snort 1.9.1


Elvira:

On or about Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 10:39:06AM +1000,
Elvira_Byrnes at ...8560... posited:
> Hi Everybody
> 
>  I am trying to configure three instances of Snort. I have three files
> snort_border, snort_lan, snort_dmz in /etc/init.d/. I get an error ":bad
> interpreter: No such file or directory" if I try to start, stop or
restart.
> The instances woudn't start during the startup of the machine. The error
in
> /var/log/messages is the same for every instance.

For giggles, try editing /etc/rc.d/init.d/snort_[whatever] to read:

#!/bin/sh <------
# $Id: S99snort,v 1.1 2001/12/18 22:14:37 cazz Exp $
# /etc/init.d/snort : start or stop the SNORT Intrusion Database System
<snip.


rather than:

#!/bin/bash <------
# $Id: S99snort,v 1.1 2001/12/18 22:14:37 cazz Exp $
# /etc/init.d/snort : start or stop the SNORT Intrusion Database System
<snip>


> The permissions on the thre files in /etc/init.d/ are -rwxr -xr -x owned
by
> root.
> 
> Could you please look into the file and help me.


- John
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