[Snort-users] invalid event id, eventlog, win32

Chris Reid Chris.Reid at ...3029...
Mon Feb 9 07:45:01 EST 2004

This is a known issue which has already been corrected in the snort 2.1.1 
source code.  Try downloading one of the versions of snort from our 
website (www.codecraftconsultants.com) and see if that fixes the problem.

Chris Reid

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Guido <infiniteedge at ...1936...>
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 02:28:00 -0500
Subject: [Snort-users] invalid event id, eventlog, win32

> snort under these conditions:
> windows xp
> snort 2.1.0
> 'snort /SERVICE /INSTALL -de -X -b -l C:\snort\log -c 
> C:\snort\etc\snort.conf'
> 'output alert_syslog: LOG_AUTH LOG_ALERT'
> gives me this output in the eventlog:
> The description for Event ID ( 1 ) in Source ( snort ) cannot be found.
> The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or 
> message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may
> be 
> able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help
> and Support for details. The following information is part of the
> event: 
> [1:1852:3] WEB-MISC robots.txt access [Classification: access to a 
> potentially vulnerable web application] [Priority: 2]: {TCP} 
> x.x.x.x:57793 -> x.x.x.x:80.
> i searched google for some answers but only found a few of the same 
> questions.  I had 2.0.4 running fine before this.  Does anyone know
> what 
> this means?
> Dan Guido
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