[Snort-users] Fatal Error, Quitting..
j.riden at ...11179...
Mon Apr 26 14:50:06 EDT 2004
dlimanov at ...11654... writes:
> For some reason my snort install is blowing up loading rules file with
> the following error:
> "ERROR: Unable to open rules file: local.rules or
> Fatal Error, Quitting.."
> The problem here that it's trying to load the rules from /etc/snort/
> and it's not there, since rules are located in /etc/snort/rules/
> directory. I have checked my snort.conf file and for the life of me
> cannot see where it's getting /etc/snort/ from!
> Is there any other place where snort will get it's configuration, even
> when I run like this: snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf ? Is there some
> other config location that I'm missing?
Specify the right snort.conf file with -c on the command line if you
need to. Then in snort.conf:
# Path to your rules files (this can be a relative path)
var RULE_PATH /etc/rules
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