[Snort-users] Snort on Windows problem

Paul Martin pmartin at ...11611...
Thu Apr 8 07:31:10 EDT 2004


I'm not 100% certain of this, but it appears as though it's looking for
the snort.conf file relative to the snort executable.  Try specifying an
absolute path, such as "c:\Program Files\...\snort.conf" instead of
"./snort.conf" and see if that works.
 
Paul Martin
Network Technician
Hilton Grand Vacations Co.
pmartin at ...11611...
 
-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Aijaz
Ahmed
Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 1:19 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort on Windows problem
 
Hi all,
I am trying to run Snort on Windows XP from the command prompt and it
fails giving me the following message,
 
C:\Snort\bin>snort
Log directory = log
Initializing Network Interface \
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file ./snort.conf
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: ./snort.conf or ././snort.conf
Fatal Error, Quitting..
C:\Snort\bin>
 
I appreciate any help.
Thank you,
Aijaz
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