[Snort-users] Couldn't resolve hostname HOME_NET

Carlos Felix snort at ...8664...
Tue May 13 14:57:18 EDT 2003


My God - How stupid do I feel!

So what is the drink penalty for missing the $ in front of a var?

Thanks Neil

Carlos

Neil Dickey said:
>
> "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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