[Snort-users] error meant

msmythe at ...9424... msmythe at ...9424...
Wed Jun 11 16:15:02 EDT 2003


BINGO!
as root i re-make "make install" and add the following path to the command:

snort -dev -l log -h xxx.xxx.xxx/24 -c
/home/msmythe/snort/snort-2.0.0/etc/snort.conf

it started initializing rule chains...., no argument to frag2, Stream4
config, htp_decode, rpc_decode, telnet_decode, etc, but sais the following
error messsage: database: mysql: Can´t connect..... but i think due i didn´t
finished to install mysql yet?

Thanks a lot.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Kettler" <mkettler at ...4108...>
To: <msmythe at ...9424...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 5:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] error meant


> At 05:53 PM 6/11/2003 -0500, msmythe at ...9424... wrote:
>
> >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
>
> It looks like you when you tried to install snort, you weren't root when
> you did that either... And for some reason you never noticed the failure
of
> the installation.
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> either:
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> re-run "make install" as root, so that all the components of snort get
> properly installed.
>
> OR
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> set up your snort.conf and rules somewhere by hand and use the -c
parameter
> to tell snort where snort.conf is.
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