[Snort-users] Snort 2.6.1 Beta 2 Question (snort_dynamicrule/)

Eric Hines eric.hines at ...8860...
Mon Oct 30 13:30:19 EST 2006

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Ahh thanks. So its commented out by default and at some point the
comment was removed from my file.

So Sourcefire isn't going to create and distribute this example .SO file?

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Eric Hines, GCIA, CISSP
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Justin Heath wrote:
> It looks like you are trying to load an example dynamic rule. This is
> purely an example for those who want to create an example rule it is not
> meant to be loaded.
> On 10/30/06, * Eric Hines* <eric.hines at ...8860...
> <mailto:eric.hines at ...8860...>> wrote:
> All,
> Has anyone here moved from Snort 2.6.0.x to Snort 2.6.1 yet? By default,
> the following dynamic directories are created in /usr/local/lib:
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicengine
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor
> However, when enabling all of the options in the new DNS Preprocessor it
> causes Snort to fail with the error:
> Rule application order:
> ->activation->dynamic->pass->drop->sdrop->reject->alert->log
> Log directory =
> /usr/local/appliedwatch/agent/data/agent.RyupiI/var/snort/log
> Loading dynamic engine
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so... done
> Loading all dynamic detection libs from
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/...
> Warning: Directory /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/ does not exist!
>   Finished Loading all dynamic detection libs from
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/
> Loading dynamic detection library
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/libdynamicexamplerule.so... ERROR:
> Failed to load
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/libdynamicexamplerule.so:
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule/libdynamicexamplerule.so: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> The odd thing is that the /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicrule directory is
> not created during the Snort installation. Fine if the directory must be
> created manually, but where do I get the libdynamicexamplerule.so
> file from?

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