[Snort-users] FATAL ERROR: OpenLogFile:::Too many links
cmg at ...1935...
Wed Jul 16 07:17:20 EDT 2003
JP Vossen <vossenjp at ...8683...> writes:
> A colleague is getting the following error, after which Snort dies. Google,
> this list archive, the FAQ and a quick look at the source did not help.
> snort: FATAL ERROR: OpenLogFile() =>mkdir(/var/log/snort/64.xxx.xxx.xxx) log
> directory: Too many links
> He also tells me that "/var/log/snort is chock full of subdirectories."
> He's running snort-2.0.0.tar.gz compiled from scratch on RedHat 9.0 with a
> pretty simple command line:
> snort -D -i eth0 -c /%path_to_snort.conf%
> I can get the conf file if anyone cares.
> Anyone have any idea?
Default logging mode doesn't scale well. Remove the chockful of
directories and use -A fast -b :)
Chris Green <cmg at ...1935...>
To err is human, to moo bovine.
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