[Snort-users] snort-mysql, ted database

Tim Slighter tslighter at ...5174...
Mon Oct 25 09:43:07 EDT 2004

On occasion something similar to this will happen on our systems.  It 
usually resolves down to some syntax anomaly (not a syntax error) in the 
snort.conf file like the use of custom variables or thresholds.  At 
least that is the only time I have seen this happen over here.  Perhaps 
try a very basic or stripped down conf file renamed to test.conf and 
then issue 'snort -c test.conf -i eth1 -T', and see if the error takes 
place, start adding subsequent lines from your snort.conf file into the 
test.conf file and keep testing until the error takes place.  That 
should provide you with a starting point for your analysis.

Winfield Henry wrote:
> Hello,
> I am wondering what the "ted" database reference to when I issue ctl-C 
> to snort-mysql?
> To quote the consol:
> database:Closing connection to database "ted"
> Snort exiting
> This is not the database name that is logging alerts. As a matter of 
> fact there is no 'ted' database on the system.
> Thanks.
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