[Snort-users] Snort - Fatal Error

Jeff Dell jdell at ...1095...
Mon Jul 26 04:11:01 EDT 2004


You want to make sure that the Snort rpm that you installed has support for
MySQL. If you look at the binaries download page on snort.org, you will see
that there are 3 different ones. Makes sure you install
snort-mysql-2.1.3-0.fdr.1.i386.rpm and not snort-2.1.3-0.fdr.1.i386.rpm.

Cheers,

Jeff 

-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Shankar
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 6:22 AM
To: Snort-Users
Subject: [Snort-users] Snort - Fatal Error

Hi Snort Users,

I am new to snort, read the snort manual by Patrick Harper (manual ver 7.2)
and implemented the same , as it is.
I get an error, ERROR: Undefined variable name: (/etc/snort/snort.conf:453):
Fatal Error, Quitting..
Line-453 output database: log, mysql, user=snort password=mypassword
dbname=snort host=localhost

[root at ...2306...]# snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = /var/log/snort

Initializing Network Interface eth0

        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface eth0
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file /etc/snort/snort.conf

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
,-----------[Flow Config]----------------------
| Stats Interval:  0
| Hash Method:     2
| Memcap:          10485760
| Rows  :          4099
| Overhead Bytes:  16400(%0.16)
`----------------------------------------------
No arguments to frag2 directive, setting defaults to:
    Fragment timeout: 60 seconds
    Fragment memory cap: 4194304 bytes
    Fragment min_ttl:   0
    Fragment ttl_limit: 5
    Fragment Problems: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 500
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 1000
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4 config:
    Stateful inspection: ACTIVE
    Session statistics: INACTIVE
    Session timeout: 30 seconds
    Session memory cap: 8388608 bytes
    State alerts: INACTIVE
    Evasion alerts: INACTIVE
    Scan alerts: INACTIVE
    Log Flushed Streams: INACTIVE
    MinTTL: 1
    TTL Limit: 5
    Async Link: 0
    State Protection: 0
    Self preservation threshold: 50
    Self preservation period: 90
    Suspend threshold: 200
    Suspend period: 30
Stream4_reassemble config:
    Server reassembly: INACTIVE
    Client reassembly: ACTIVE
    Reassembler alerts: ACTIVE
    Zero out flushed packets: INACTIVE
    flush_data_diff_size: 500
    Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
    Emergency Ports: 21 23 25 53 80 110 111 143 513 1433
HttpInspect Config:
    GLOBAL CONFIG
      Max Pipeline Requests:    0
      Inspection Type:          STATELESS
      Detect Proxy Usage:       NO
      IIS Unicode Map Filename: /etc/snort/unicode.map
      IIS Unicode Map Codepage: 1252
    DEFAULT SERVER CONFIG:
      Ports: 80 8080 8180
      Flow Depth: 300
      Max Chunk Length: 500000
      Inspect Pipeline Requests: YES
      URI Discovery Strict Mode: NO
      Allow Proxy Usage: NO
      Disable Alerting: NO
      Oversize Dir Length: 500
      Only inspect URI: NO
      Ascii: YES alert: NO
      Double Decoding: YES alert: YES
      %U Encoding: YES alert: YES
      Bare Byte: YES alert: YES
      Base36: OFF
      UTF 8: OFF
      IIS Unicode: YES alert: YES
      Multiple Slash: YES alert: NO
      IIS Backslash: YES alert: NO
      Directory: YES alert: NO
      Apache WhiteSpace: YES alert: YES
      IIS Delimiter: YES alert: YES
      IIS Unicode Map: GLOBAL IIS UNICODE MAP CONFIG
      Non-RFC Compliant Characters: NONE
rpc_decode arguments:
    Ports to decode RPC on: 111 32771
    alert_fragments: INACTIVE
    alert_large_fragments: ACTIVE
    alert_incomplete: ACTIVE
    alert_multiple_requests: ACTIVE
telnet_decode arguments:
    Ports to decode telnet on: 21 23 25 119
[root at ...2306...]#
OS is Fedora Core-1 with all updates from freshrpms
snort-2.1.3-0
snort-mysql-2.1.3-0
adodb411
acid-0.9.6b23
zlib-1.2.1
jpgraph-1.14
libpcap-0.8.3
pcre-4.4
where did i go wrong, pls help, thx in advance.

Regards,
Shankar.



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