[Snort-users] unable to start snort
pakkit at ...5471...
Thu May 29 09:50:17 EDT 2003
Snort generally should run as an unprivileged user. So you should create
a user 'snort' and group 'snort' and make sure it has the necessary
permissions to read snort.conf and the rules and so on...
Shawn Duffy, CCNA CCSE
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On Thu, 29 May 2003, Nick Scheider wrote:
> Hi I was wondering if anyone has scene this before. Could it be
> something wrong with my snortd file?
> Thanks in advance Nick
> [root at ...9325... root]# ./snortd start
> Starting snort: ERROR: User "snort" unknown
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> [root at ...9325... root]#
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