[Snort-users] Problem with settin up Snort on win XP

Sjögren Claes Claes.Sjogren at ...10765...
Mon Dec 15 05:47:11 EST 2003


Just recently got interested in setting up a IDS at work and ofcourse though Snort was the way to start

Im usin IDScenter 1.1 RC4 for setting up snort and Microsoft SQL as database.

My problem is this:

|> IDScenter test console <|
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = C:\Snort\log

Initializing Network Interface \

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface \
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file C:\Snort\etc\snort.conf

Initializing rule chains...
No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
    Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
    Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
    Fragment min_ttl:   0
    Fragment ttl_limit: 5
    Fragment Problems: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 500
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 1000
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4 config:
    Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
    Session statistics: INACTIVE
    Session timeout: 30 seconds
    Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
    State alerts: INACTIVE
    Evasion alerts: INACTIVE
    Scan alerts: ACTIVE
    Log Flushed Streams: INACTIVE
    MinTTL: 1
    TTL Limit: 5
    Async Link: 0
    State Protection: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 50
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 200
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4_reassemble config:
    Server reassembly: INACTIVE
    Client reassembly: ACTIVE
    Reassembler alerts: ACTIVE
    Zero out flushed packets: INACTIVE
    flush_data_diff_size: 500
    Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
    Emergency Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
http_decode arguments:
    Unicode decoding
    IIS alternate Unicode decoding
    IIS double encoding vuln
    Flip backslash to slash
    Include additional whitespace separators
    Ports to decode http on: 80
rpc_decode arguments:
    Ports to decode RPC on: 111 32771
    alert_fragments: INACTIVE
    alert_large_fragments: ACTIVE
    alert_incomplete: ACTIVE
    alert_multiple_requests: ACTIVE
telnet_decode arguments:
    Ports to decode telnet on: 21 23 25 119
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: classification.config or ./classification.conf

Now i have specified the classification.config file and checked everything with the file. Just cant get it work..

Anybody has any clue what i could do

Best regards


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