[Snort-users] Snort Win32 Process Stalling

Michael Steele michaels at ...155...
Wed Jan 22 21:04:02 EST 2003


Steve,

Why are you using Firedeamon, or the Srvany services? Short has them built
in in 1.9.x. Remove all the Srvany services, and you actually have a remove
option I think 'Srvany remove' or something like that.

Well, if you want to start over, then use my latest documentation, well
worth the time.

 -Michael

 Michael Steele | System Engineer / Support Technician
 mailto:michaels at ...155...
 Silicon Defense: IDS solutions - http://www.silicondefense.com
 Snort: Open Source Network IDS - http://www.snort.org


-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Steven
Williams
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 8:11 PM
To: 'snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net'
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort Win32 Process Stalling

I've been running Snort on W2K for over 12 months now following the
excellent doco Michael Steele provides via www.silicondefense.com

However, since I upgraded to Version 1.9.0beta6-ODBC-MySQL-WIN32 (Build 209)
I have had nothing but problems.

The problem I am experiencing is that the snort process hangs, so CPU time
increments and I don't get any packets forwarded to my MySQL / ACID server.
The only way to stop this is to stop the snort service and start it again.
This may last an hour or so before it stalls.

Actions taken so far include;

* Using both Srvany and FireDaemon to run snort as a service
* Removing WinPCap ensuring old versions have necessary files and .dlls
removed, as per instructions on the WinPCap web site.
* Installing various versions of WinPCap

Does anyone have any tips? My next step is to trash everything including the
OS and start again following Michaels guide word for word.

Thanks in advance

Steve





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