[Snort-users] Cant connect mysql server

Saul Bosquez cygnus133 at ...125...
Wed Jan 15 08:55:03 EST 2003

It's not back, I issued the 'ps' command and its not running :(

-----Original Message-----
From: Bamm Visscher [mailto:bamm at ...539...] 
Sent: Miércoles, 15 de Enero de 2003 09:41 a.m.
To: Saul Bosquez
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Cant connect mysql server

Make sure mysqld came back up after the reboot.


On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 20:40, Saul Bosquez wrote:
> I was installing the Snort 1.9.0 on redhat 7.3 using the october 2002 
> setup guide... The 1.5 guide doesnt seem to work properly for snort 
> 1.9.0. Everything went ok until the 'adding sensors to the SnortCenter

> Console' part.
> If im using an sensor&database box when im adding a sensor should i
> 'localhost' as the sensor IP?
> On the snortcenter admin page when i was trying to add a sensor there
> were strange characters on the screen, does it has something to do
> netscape? Should i use mozilla instead? And at the end of i clicked on
> save and the sensor wasnt added. And 'admin' button never seemed to be
> enabled.
> So I rebooted the box, and when I tried to log on the database i got 
> error 2002 message.. Can't connect to local MySQL server through 
> socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock'.
> Before the reboot I wasn't having this error message... Any idea?

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