[Snort-users] Question

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Tue Jun 3 07:59:20 EDT 2003

On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Ryan Vennell wrote:

> ok, i just about have snort running at this point...  however when it
> starts it immediatley crashes and i get this message in the messages log
> file: Jun  2 15:03:32 joel snort: FATAL ERROR: database: mysql_error:
> Access denied for user: 'snort at ...263...' (Using password: YES)
> Anyone have a clue why it would be giving me this type of hassle?

Sure.  MySQL user and/or permissions aren't set correctly.

Make sure you used snort at ...263... in MySQL instead of snort@<real_IP> or
snort at ...456...  Check the permissions that were GRANTed to the
snort at ...263... user.


Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson

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