[Snort-users] Snort Fails To Start @ Boot-Fedora3

Schmehl, Paul L pauls at ...6838...
Wed Mar 30 01:03:19 EST 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of 
> Mark Sargent
> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 1:41 AM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Snort Fails To Start @ Boot-Fedora3
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> snort is failing to start at boot. It gives an error related 
> to this line in the /etc/snort/snort.conf file,
> 
> preprocessor http_inspect: global \
>     iis_unicode_map unicode.map 1252
> 
> unfortunately the error is not being reported in 
> /var/log/messages or /var/log/boot.log.
> 
> I don't really understand it at all. I'm using Fedora3. Cheers.
>
Most likely it's because snort can't find unicode.map.  Locate the file
and put it in the same location as your rules.
 
Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
http://www.utdallas.edu/ 




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