[Snort-users] ERROR: Undefined variable name: (/etc/snort/rules/bad-traffic.rules:12): EXTERNAL_NET
pauls at ...6838...
Mon Apr 11 09:41:44 EDT 2005
--On Saturday, April 09, 2005 06:24:38 PM +0900 Mark Sargent
<powderkeg at ...11462...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> anyone seen this error b4..? I've checked my snort.conf file and
> confirmed that the rules path = /etc/snort/rules,
> [root at ...274... snort]# /usr/local/bin/snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i
> eth0 -g snort
> ERROR: Undefined variable name: (/etc/snort/rules/bad-traffic.rules:12):
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
Look in bad-traffic.rules. You will probably find a rule there that uses
"EXTERNAL_NET" instead of "$EXTERNAL_NET". IOW, a type. Or, you haven't
defined EXTERNAL_NET in your snort.conf file.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
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