[Snort-users] new user

Lance Lloyd lance.lloyd at ...7449...
Fri Jan 3 14:43:04 EST 2003

Maybe I'm mistaken, but I believe I read somehwere that there was a problem
with the RULE_PATH variable, and you have to just put the full path to each
rules file.  At least that's what I did, and it works great.


-----Original Message-----
From: lee [mailto:lee at ...7896...]
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 1:24 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] new user


Help please getting the following
C:\SNORT>snort.exe -v -i2 -c c:\snort\snort.conf -l c:\snort\logs
Initializing Output Plugins!
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = c:\snort\logs
Initializing Network Interface \
OpenPcap() device \Device\Packet_NdisWanIp network lookup:
        The operation completed successfully.

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Decoding Ethernet on interface \Device\Packet_NdisWanIp
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file c:\snort\snort.conf
Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: c:\snort\snort.conf or
Fatal Error, Quitting..
The following are my entries in the config file
var RULE_PATH c:/snort/rules
My rules are in the above folder, I am running w2k
Thanks in advance.


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