[Snort-users] snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf fatal error

VanZee, Timothy T-VANZEE at ...11666...
Sat Apr 17 05:33:07 EDT 2004


Can anyone help me out?  I am not getting any alerts even after running CIS Scanner against the box.
I installed according to Install Guide by Patrick S. Harper on snort.org/docs.
 
Here is the output from snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
 
 
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# snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = /var/log/snort
Initializing Network Interface eth0
        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file /etc/snort/snort.conf
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
,-----------[Flow Config]----------------------
| Stats Interval:  0
| Hash Method:     2
| Memcap:          10485760
| Rows  :          4099
| Overhead Bytes:  16400(%0.16)
`----------------------------------------------
No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
    Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
    Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
    Fragment min_ttl:   0
    Fragment ttl_limit: 5
    Fragment Problems: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 500
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 1000
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4 config:
    Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
    Session statistics: INACTIVE
    Session timeout: 30 seconds
    Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
    State alerts: INACTIVE
    Evasion alerts: INACTIVE
    Scan alerts: INACTIVE
    Log Flushed Streams: INACTIVE
    MinTTL: 1
    TTL Limit: 5
    Async Link: 0
    State Protection: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 50
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 200
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4_reassemble config:
    Server reassembly: INACTIVE
    Client reassembly: ACTIVE
    Reassembler alerts: ACTIVE
    Zero out flushed packets: INACTIVE
    flush_data_diff_size: 500
    Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
    Emergency Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
ERROR: /etc/snort/snort.conf(285) => Invalid file name for IIS Unicode Map file.
Fatal Error, Quitting..

 
 
 
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Here are lines 284 and 285 from my snort.conf
 
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preprocessor http_inspect: global \
    iis_unicode_map unicode.map 1252

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Thanks for your help as I'm new to snort.
 
 


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