[Snort-users] eth1 without an IP = no worky

Joe Matusiewicz joem at ...692...
Wed Jun 25 10:04:53 EDT 2003

At 10:53 AM 6/25/03, Jason Whitson wrote:
>Hi All,
>When setting up snort to run on RedHat 7.3 I am unable to activate a NIC
>without an IP. This is going to be my sniffing NIC and the documentation
>says it cannot have an IP.
>Am I missing something?

I've been able to get it to work using

ifconfig -eth0

You'll have to run snort with the -i switch or it won't work.

-- Joe

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