[Snort-users] var HOME_NET under Linux

Thomas Bechtold CharlieBlue at ...348...
Sat Jun 28 05:09:04 EDT 2003


Ok, that works.

Now I set the Variable HOME_NET in snort.conf to any:
var HOME_NET = any

and when i start snort, i set the parameter i(interface) to eth0:
snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i eth0

Wonderfull world:)
Thanks!

On Saturday 28 June 2003 00:56, Erek Adams wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Thomas Bechtold wrote:
> > What you wiht replace eth0? eth0 _is_ my Interface.
> > I use now the standard-config file and ony edit the line with the var
> > HOME_NET Now i have the following line in my snort.conf
> >
> > var HOME_NET $eth1_ADDRESS
>
> [...snip...]
>
> > Initializing Network Interface ppp0
> >
> >         --== Initializing Snort ==--
> > Initializing Output Plugins!
> > Decoding raw data on interface ppp0
>
> [...snip...]
>
> Well, it looks like you're not starting Snort on the right interface.
> Snort will default to start on the "first" interface that it finds.  In
> this case that looks to be ppp0.  Since you want Snort to use eth0, then
> you need to specify that.
>
> 	snort -c /path/to/snort.conf -i eth0
>
> Cheers!
>
> -----
> Erek Adams
>
>    "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson





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