[Snort-users] Strange Problem Restarting Snort

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Fri Oct 27 06:44:11 EDT 2006

At first glance I would guess that you have two snort.conf files..

What does your Snort command line look like?


On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 10:16:58AM +0200, it looks like Beyerle, Christian sent me:
>    Hello Everyone,
>    I defined my Home_Net like this:
>    var HOME_NET
>    [,,,]
>    If i restart snort, i sometimes (not always) get the following error:
>    ERROR: Undefined variable name: (/etc/snort/snort.conf:44):
>    eth0_ADDRESS
>    Fatal Error, Quitting..
>    If i edit snort.conf i find the following statement, and my old entry
>    of home_net like above is missing.
>    var HOME_NET $eth0_ADDRESS
>    I never do any changes in the snort.conf, but the home_net changes.
>    I think it's a little bit strange, can you help me?
>    Greetings Chris

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