[Snort-users] Snort 2.0 + Mysql trouble

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Thu Jul 17 03:24:10 EDT 2003

Did you intall an RPM realese of Snort before your build of snort?
I suppose yes, so 
first- remove snort rpm packets
second- try to copy the new recompiled executable snort file into /usr/sbin 

I spent a lot of time to solve this!
Hope this helps

Bye, Mamø

> Hello every one
> I've the same problem of Dean Davids
> **********************************************************************
> database: 'mysql' support is not compiled into this build of snort
> ERROR: If this build of snort was obtained as a binary distribution (e.g.,
> rpm,
> or Windows), then check for alternate builds that contains the necessary
> 'mysql' support.
> If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run the
> the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch.
> For non-standard installations of a database, the '--with-mysql=DIR'
> syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of the DB install.
> See the database documentation for cursory details (doc/README.database).
> and the URL to the most recent database plugin documentation.
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> **************************************************************************
> I compiled my snort
>  ./configure --with-mysql=/usr/local/mysql
> make
> make install
> I run ldconfig with /usr/lib/mysql in  /etc/ld.so.conf and
> /usr/local/mysql/lib/mysql in /etc/ld.so.conf
> but result is same.
> How do I resolve the problem?
> thanks
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