[Snort-users] Multi interface problem

Senthil Prabu.S prabu333 at ...8908...
Sun Feb 27 02:23:02 EST 2005

> snort  -i eth0 eth1 eth2 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
> Running in IDS mode
> Initializing Network Interface eth0
> ERROR: OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed: 
>        syntax error
> PCAP command: eth1 eth2
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
You have to start individual instances of snort
to sniff each of your interfaces, ie separate
snort process should be run for each NICs like
eth0, eth1 etc..

snort  -i eth0 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
snort  -i eth1 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf 
...it goes on

N.S: When running in more than one interface, it's
better to start snort in background (-D option).

Senthil Prabu.S

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