[Snort-users] ERROR Unable to open rules file: etc\snort_conf or etc\etc\snort_conf

sekure sekure at ...11827...
Wed Sep 29 09:55:30 EDT 2004


What's the path and the full name of your snort conf file?

----- Original Message -----
From: RD R <careergeek at ...125...>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 11:27:01 -0400
Subject: [Snort-users] ERROR Unable to open rules file: etc\snort_conf
or etc\etc\snort_conf
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net



My snort XP box was working great and now this error?  I have acid and
mysql installed.  How can I resolve this?  What is the cause?  I even
reinstalled snort!
 
C:\Snort>snort -c etc\snort_conf -i 1
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = log
Initializing Network Interface \Device\NPF_{61B352CA-7DC8-411F-867D-CF8489DAF960
}
        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface \Device\NPF_{61B352CA-7DC8-411F-867D-CF8489DAF960
}
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file etc\snort_conf
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: etc\snort_conf or etc\etc\snort_conf
Fatal Error, Quitting..
C:\Snort>snort -c etc\snort_conf -i 1
Running in IDS mode
Log directory = log
Initializing Network Interface \Device\NPF_{61B352CA-7DC8-411F-867D-CF8489DAF960
}
        --== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Decoding Ethernet on interface \Device\NPF_{61B352CA-7DC8-411F-867D-CF8489DAF960
}
Initializing Preprocessors!
Initializing Plug-ins!
Parsing Rules file etc\snort_conf
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Initializing rule chains...
ERROR: Unable to open rules file: etc\snort_conf or etc\etc\snort_conf
Fatal Error, Quitting..
C:\Snort>
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