[Snort-users] snort IDS mode and mssql

Adam Maxwell amaxwell at ...12205...
Fri Jul 30 07:56:04 EDT 2004

Hi, I have just installed snort on a laptop running
Windows 2003 Standard Server
SQL 2000 SP3a
I have created a database called snort with a username "snort" and
password "snort". I have created the database schema, and also created a
ODBC link to the database. The snort user has db_owner rights to the
When I use snort with the -c option i get an error saying can't write to
log directory, can someone tell me the correct settings in my snort.conf
file. This is what I have tried
"output database: log, mssql, dbname=snort, user=snort, host=localhost
The error I get is.
ERROR: Can not 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

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