[Snort-users] Need Help Installing snort on OpenBSD

MH procana at ...4296...
Mon Apr 28 03:24:05 EDT 2003

Hi Joe,

By default, snort will be placed in /usr/local/bin.
If you are logged in as root (not advised) , /usr/local/bin is not in your 
path by default.  You can add it to your .profile.
However, it is better to su or sudo then start snort.
You can run the command "whereis snort" or just "ls /usr/local/bin" and 
verify that it is there.

Unsolicited advice:  While you will need to have root priv to start snort, 
it is a good idea to set up a snort_usr with nologin and set snort to run 
as snort_usr.

Good Luck,

At 06:58 PM 4/27/2003 -0600, JOE & ANGIE wrote:
>Can anyone tell me why I can't get snort to run.
>Installed using:
>make install
>Can't find the command snort to run snort??
>by the way, first time user of OpenBSD OS...trying to learn it and live
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