[Snort-users] Couldn't resolve hostname HOME_NET

Neil Dickey neil at ...1633...
Tue May 13 14:45:09 EDT 2003


"Carlos Felix" <snort at ...8664...> wrote asking:

><Snip>
>var HOME_NET [10.0.0.66/27]
>
># Set up the external network addresses as well.
># A good start may be "any"
>
>var EXTERNAL_NET !HOME_NET
                   ^
        I think your problem is here.

This should read ...

var EXTERNAL_NET !$HOME_NET

... because "HOME_NET" is being used there as a
variable and it therefore requires the dollar
sign ( $ ).

Best regards,

Neil Dickey, Ph.D.
Research Associate/Sysop
Geology Department
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois
60115






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