[Snort-users] Starting Snort Errors-Fedora3

Mark Sargent powderkeg at ...11462...
Thu Mar 10 23:56:59 EST 2005


Hi All, am a Linux user, Fedora3. Rather new to it, and snort as well. I 
have installed snort and have apache/mysql running. Am following the 
tutorial for FC2 from Patrick S. Harper. I just tried starting snort and 
got the following,

 [root at ...274... snort]# snort -i 192.168.0.12 -dev 
./var/logs/snortlogs/snort Running in packet dump mode Initializing 
Network Interface 192.168.0.12 ERROR: OpenPcap() device 192.168.0.12 
open: ioctl: No such device Fatal Error, Quitting..

I'm running 2 nics, one for external and one for internal. I want snort 
to watch the internal, 192.168.0.12 on eth0. I feel perhaps I haven't 
installed something snort is dependant on, yes,..? I tried a few times, 
with some differences in the command,

[root at ...274... ~]# snort -i eth0 -dev ./var/logs/snortlogs/snort 
Running in packet dump mode Initializing Network Interface eth0 ERROR: 
OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed: illegal char '.' PCAP command: 
./var/logs/snortlogs/snort Fatal Error, Quitting..

[root at ...274... ~]# snort -i eth0 -dev /var/logs/snortlogs/snort Running 
in packet dump mode Initializing Network Interface eth0 ERROR: 
OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed: syntax error PCAP command: 
/var/logs/snortlogs/snort Fatal Error, Quitting.. Little lost. Can 
someone direct to where I should be.? Cheers.

Mark Sargent.




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