[Snort-users] Snort and Suse 8.2

Josh Berry josh.berry at ...10221...
Tue Nov 11 06:58:15 EST 2003


On my configurations I set /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-ethx to:

DEVICE=ethx
ONBOOT=yes
USRCTL=no

And that is all I put in them config file.

> Because of setting up Suse 8.2 for Snort I want to set one of the
> ethernet-interfaces in promiscuous mode. Which is not the problem ;-)
>
> The problem is I want to setup this ethernet-interface without an
> ip-address.
>
> Setting up with an ip-address causes snort changes var HOME_NET into
> $eth0_ADDRESS when I changed it to particular address ranges or even to
> any.
>
> ==========================================================================
>
> Using Suse 7.2 this was very easy using /etc/rc.config:
> #
> IPADDR_0=""
> #
> NETDEV_0="eth0"
> #
> IFCONFIG_0="up"
> #
>
> ==========================================================================
>
> Now I have to use /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0:
> BOOTPROTO='static' # dhcp or static, none (and bootp) are not
> supported
> BROADCAST=''
> IPADDR=''
> MTU=''
> NETMASK=''
> NETWORK=''
> REMOTE_IPADDR=''
> STARTMODE='onboot'
> UNIQUE=unique number
> WIRELESS='no'
>
> ==========================================================================
>
>
> Please advise,
> Xantos
>


Thanks,
Josh Berry, CTO
LinkNet-Solutions
469-831-8543
josh.berry at ...10268...





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