[Snort-users] Error while starting snort

François Delaby fdelaby at ...2956...
Mon May 3 03:42:04 EDT 2004


Ok, I found the solution, I'm using Debian and the HOME_NET has to be
defined in snort.debian.conf and not in snort.conf...

Thanks for your help and time.


Le lun 03/05/2004 à 10:34, Nerijus Krukauskas a écrit :
>    Can you quote your exact definition of HOME_NET? Is it like "var 
> HOME_NET [192.168.0.0/24]" or "var HOME_NET 192.168.0.0/24"?
> 
> François Delaby wrote:
> > Firstly: Thanks for your quick answer!
> > 
> > I changed the HOME_NET to 192.168.0.0/24 but I still get the error :-(
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> > 
> > Le ven 30/04/2004 à 19:05, Matt Kettler a écrit :
> > 
> >>At 10:15 AM 4/30/2004, François Delaby wrote:
> >>
> >>>/etc/snort/snort.conf(390) Unable to create an IPSet from any
> >>>
> >>>line 380 to 390 of snort of conf:
> >>>
> >>>380     scanner-sliding-window 20 \
> >>>        scanner-sliding-scale-factor 0.50 \
> >>>        scanner-fixed-threshold 15 \
> >>>        scanner-sliding-threshold 40 \
> >>>        scanner-fixed-window 15 \
> >>>        scoreboard-rows-scanner 30000 \
> >>>        src-ignore-net $HOME_NET \
> >>>        dst-ignore-net [10.0.0.0/30] \
> >>>        alert-mode once \
> >>>        output-mode msg \
> >>>390     tcp-penalties on
> >>>
> >>>Any ideas?
> >>
> >>What's your var HOME_NET declared to be? is it "any"?
> >>
> >>I'd suggest redefining HOME_NET, or modifying  src-ignore-net. After all, 
> >>what good is a preprocessor if you ignore packets from "any" source? 
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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