[Snort-users] BASE installation support please

Nigel Houghton nigel at ...1935...
Wed Sep 13 12:42:10 EDT 2006

On  0, Alejandro <alejandritox at ...7588...> wrote:
> Hi people, but I'm really bad because I follow a snort/base/oinkmaster tutorial for Debian Etch but I have a problem with the BASE web setup.
> I use snort 2.6, mysql 5.0 and base 1.2.5 (sarah). Base is in
> /var/www/base with chmod 777. My path to adodb is /usr/share/php/adodb.
> Everything was OK until the BASE web setup comes to me. I open the URL
> http://localhost/base, I do the steps until step 2 of 5 appears:
> Database: mysql
> Database name: snort
> Database host: localhost
> Database port: (default)
> Database user: snort
> Database password: real123x
> and then click on Submit.....and after that I get this error message:
> Fatal error: call to undefined function mysql_connect() in
> /usr/share/php/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysql.inc.php on line 353
> I check all the packages I need and I have all of them.
> Can you help me please ???

You need to install the php4-mysql package for Debian.

     Nigel Houghton      Research Engineer       Sourcefire Inc.
                   Vulnerability Research Team

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