[Snort-users] I have a problem with snort.conf

twig les twigles at ...131...
Tue Feb 24 20:55:01 EST 2004

> Initializing rule chains...
> Initializing Network Interface eth0
> Found logdir config directive (/var/log/snort)
> database: 'mysql' support is not compiled into this build of
> snort
> ERROR: If this build of snort was obtained as a binary
> distribution (e.g.,
> rpm,
> or Windows), then check for alternate builds that contains the
> necessary
> 'mysql' support.
> If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run the
> the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch.
> For non-standard installations of a database, the
> '--with-mysql=DIR'
> syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of
> the DB install.
> See the database documentation for cursory details
> (doc/README.database).
> and the URL to the most recent database plugin documentation.
> Fatal Error, Quitting..

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