[Snort-users] File Size Limit Exceeded

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Tue Jun 24 06:19:04 EDT 2003


On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Matt Geiger wrote:

> I was running some pretty big traces, and logging EVERYTHING as an alert.
> After about 1.5 million alerts (and 2 hours) I got this error (file size
> limit exceeded).  Now whenever I try to run any other traces (even on a new
> database) I get the same error.  Any ideas?

Yep.

You blew the two gig OS limit.  If you're using Linux, recompile with
large file support.

Cheers!

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Erek Adams

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