[Snort-users] error meant

msmythe at ...9424... msmythe at ...9424...
Wed Jun 11 14:57:12 EDT 2003


OK, i run as root. It partially runs:
Initilizing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0
Initializing preprocessors!
Initializing Plugins!
Parsing Rules file /etc/snort.conf

++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Initializing rules chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: /etc/snort.conf  or  /etc//etcsnort.conf


Thanks

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hansen.Ole OHA" <OHA at ...9438...>
To: <msmythe at ...9424...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 4:33 PM
Subject: RE: [Snort-users] error meant


Hi,

You have to start snort as root..

--
Ole Hansen
Center for Netværkskommunikation
KMD A/S

> -----Original Message-----
> From: msmythe at ...9424... [mailto:msmythe at ...9424...]
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 12:12 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] error meant
>
>
> Hi everyone. I found the snort.conf file and uncomenten some
> things, but i
> have other problem. What that means the following error when i run:
> snort -dev -l log -h xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/24 -c /etc/sonrt.conf command?
> ERROR. OpenPcap( )device eth0 open:
>                socket: Operation not permitted
>
> Now i´m runing snort from snort-2.0.0.directory and yes, i
> have a log file
> in it.
> Thank in advance.
>
>
>
>
>
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