[Snort-users] Snot Newb Question

Shaun Gray SGray at ...11672...
Mon Apr 19 12:22:04 EDT 2004


Patrick,

I am using your write up for the Redhat installation and I followed it
exactly.  I commented out that particular line and I get this message 

"Error: database: mysql_error. Access Denied for use: snort at ...274...
(using password: YES)"

When I run "snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf"

If I am using the wrong password is there a way to reset this.

Thanks,

Shaun
-----Original Message-----
From: Harper, Patrick [mailto:patrick.harper at ...11593...] 
Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 2:43 PM
To: Shaun Gray; Bryan Irvine
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Snot Newb Question

Uncomment the output line (remove the #)
# output database: log, mysql, user=snort password=secret dbname=snort
host=localhost 


Patrick S. Harper | CISSP RHCT MCSE
Information Security Engineer
patrick.harper at ...11593... 


-----Original Message-----
From: Shaun Gray [mailto:SGray at ...11672...] 
Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 10:52 AM
To: Bryan Irvine
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Snot Newb Question

I'm not sure which line is the DB one so I have attached the entire
file.  Opening it via IE works.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bryan Irvine [mailto:bryan.irvine at ...9066...]
Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 12:07 PM
To: Shaun Gray
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snot Newb Question

could you post the database line of your snort.conf?

--Bryan

On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 08:24, Shaun Gray wrote:
> Stats and alerts are showing up when I run "snort -c 
> /etc/snort/snort.conf".  But when I look at ACID no activity shows up.

> I have a feeling this is something very simple but, I can't put my 
> finger on it.  Can anyone lend some advice on this issue?
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks,
> 
>  
> 
> Shaun Gray
> 
> Network Engineer
> 
> Medford Township Board of Education
> 
>  
> 
> 






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