[Snort-users] Problems with socket

slice 1unixoid at ...13292...
Fri Apr 29 09:06:41 EDT 2005

> On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 19:47 +0400, slice wrote:
>> Hello, all!
>> I have installed snort 2.3.2 with mysql support and also
>> acid-0.9.6b23. When I clicked in browser in i have
>> this error:
>> Warning: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
>> '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (13)
>> in /var/www/html/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysql.inc.php on line 364
>> I know that my mysql server using /tmp/mysql.sock but how i can
>> reconfigure acid (and adodb) to use this socket - not
>> /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock
>> thanx

> You would be better off to edit /etc/my.conf to create the socket
> in /var/lib/mysql/

> having been bit by tmpwatch, which can delete /tmp/mysql.sock in a
> whimsical & arbitrary fashion, I no longer use that.

I tried to do that but mysql give error that he couldn`t use
/tmp/mysql.sock br-rr-r. Why it happend? I wrote in /etc/my.cnf that
it have to use /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock ???

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