[elvandar] Re: [Snort-users] Snort on Linux with no IP
remko at ...11280...
Tue Feb 24 08:50:19 EST 2004
My BSD machines use rl0 , xl0 , ep0 (and others..) instead of eth0 and
dmesg | grep -i <your vendor> should display it's name.
ifconfig <output from dmesg> up enables the device.
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[mailto:security-elvandar-bounces at ...11281...]Namens Yonah Russ
Verzonden: zondag 22 februari 2004 22:35
Aan: Brian McNeilly
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Onderwerp: [elvandar] Re: [Snort-users] Snort on Linux with no IP
eth1 is the name for the second network card in a BSD or Linux machine.
Each network card is called eth for ethernet and is number from 0 and
up to however many network cards you have (minus 1).
It seems your machine either has only one network card or it may not
have the proper driver modules loaded.
If you only have one network card, you could try using eth0 instead but
you obviously won't be able to use regular network from that computer.
Hope this helps.
Yonah Russ - Mirimar Networks
Brian McNeilly wrote:
> I apologise in advance for the newbie question, which undoubtedly has
> been discussed to death already. Before you send me to the FAQ, here
> is the relevant snippit from there:
> 3.1 How do I setup snort on a 'stealth' interface?
> *BSD and Linux:
> ifconfig eth1 up
> OK, so I do this and the response I get is: eth1: unknown interface:
> No such device
> Can anyone elaborate on the rather limited response found in the FAQ
> for this issue? Is seems to me that many people have asked about this
> before, but there never has been an appropriate explanation put into
> the FAQ (I've just spent the entire afternoon reading mail archives to
> no avail). Sorry if I'm just stupid, but the FAQ isn't really helpful
> on this issue.
> Brian McNeilly
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