[Snort-users] Snort does not start

Joel Esler eslerj at ...9426...
Tue Feb 1 05:55:22 EST 2005

Most likely his log directory doesn't exist.  If you
create /var/log/snort

You should be good.

On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 11:28 -0500, Matt Kettler wrote:

> At 11:07 AM 1/31/2005, Narayan Sivaramakrishnan wrote:
> >         I am trying to install snort on my office linux box.i am not able 
> > to start snort. When i try doing so i get the following error:
> >Starting snort: excvp: cannot find file or directory.
> >I am, very new to linux say just a week old. your advice would be of great 
> >help to me.Please do not use linux jargons.A simple and detailed answer 
> >would be of immense help.
> It's very odd for you to get an error quite like that, but I can translate 
> it for you.
> Somewhere during the snort startup script that you are running, one program 
> tried to launch another, but that program did not exist.
> Presumably the init script is failing to find one of the utilities it uses, 
> or has the wrong path for the snort binary.
> 1) what Linux platform are you using, i.e.: what distribution and release 
> (RedHat 9, fedora core 3, etc)
> 2) How did you install snort, and where did you grab your install package from?
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