[Snort-users] Problem Starting Snort

Grant Macaulay grant at ...10288...
Thu Jul 1 14:51:06 EDT 2004

This is the start I use for a slightly older version.

C:\Snort\bin\snort.exe -c "C:\Snort\etc\snort.conf" -l "C:\Snort\log" -p -v


Lance Boon wrote:

>What happens when you try this snort -L c:\snort\log\ -c c:\snort\etc\snort.conf -A console
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>From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Felkins, Michael R.
>Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 1:23 PM
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>Subject: [Snort-users] Problem Starting Snort
>Brand new user, brand new install of Snort. I am getting this when I try to start Snort.
>The directory c:\snort\log does, in fact, exist. I am the administrator on this machine and
>I have full read/write/create privileges on this directory.
>C:\Snort\bin>snort -L c:\snort\log -c c:\snort\etc\snort.conf -A console
>Running in IDS mode
>Log directory = log
>[!] ERROR: Can not get write access to logging directory "log".
>(directory doesn't exist or permissions are set incorrectly
>or it is not a directory at all)
>Fatal Error, Quitting..
>Windows XP, SP1 and Snort 213 Build 27
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