[Snort-users] Patrick Guide

Patrick S. Harper patrick at ...4250...
Fri Nov 19 13:08:05 EST 2004

What version of the install guide are you using?  And on what OS version?
RPM or Source?

If using the RPM based doc make sure you installed both RPM's 

[root at ...2642... root]# rpm -qa|grep snort

Patrick S. Harper | CISSP RHCT MCSE

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-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Jose Costa
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 1:17 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] Patrick Guide

I´m following Patric Patrick S. Harper guide and I´m
getting this error on /var/log/messages:

snort: database: 'mssql' support is not compiled into
this build of snort
snort: FATAL 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 
'mssql' support.  If this build of snort was compiled
by you, then re-run the the
 ./configure script using the '--with-mssql' switch.
For non-standard installations 
of a database, the '--with-mssql=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.
kernel: device eth0 left promiscuous mode

I used wget to download it from the place that is in
the manual,


Jose Costa

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