[Snort-users] Snort not connecting to MySQL

Bamm Visscher bamm at ...539...
Wed Jan 15 11:09:03 EST 2003

Please provide more information. Your problem can be caused by numerous misconfigurations. What, if any, errors are you receiving when running snort w/o the -D switch? What is the exact line you are starting snort with? What plugins are enabled in your snort.conf? Etc, etc, etc.


On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:37:00AM -0800, Michael J. Ayers wrote:
> I have snort installed and working for the most part...but the only
> thing that is not working is it is not connecting to the mysql database
> to update it.  I have verified that the host running snort CAN access
> the database...it just seems that snort isn't.  I have quadruple checked
> the following and it is correct:
> output database: log, mysql, user=snort password=snort dbname=snort
> host= port=3306
> Can anyone give me a heads up on how to figure out what is going on here
> that it is not connecting or how to turn on mysql logging?
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Michael J. Ayers
> IT Manager
> Eidogen Inc.
> ayersmj at ...8009...
> 626.817.2266

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