[Snort-users] SNORT : Error when start

Erek Adams erek at ...950...
Fri Sep 12 20:21:10 EDT 2003

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, marjan purba wrote:

> I have tried again to install Snort under RH 9.
> But I got the error when start service
> Initializing rule chains...
> ERROR: Unable to open rules file: -i or ./-i
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> Starting Intrusion Database System: SNORT
> ERROR: Group "nogroup" unknown
> Fatal Error, Quitting..

You've got an error in your startup script.

Find the script and check the startup line.  I'll be your're doing
something like:

	snort -c -i

Where it should be:

	snort -c /etc/snort.conf -i <interface>


Erek Adams

   "When things get weird, the weird turn pro."   H.S. Thompson

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