[Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5

Dan Brummer dan.brummer at ...13875...
Mon May 14 12:10:40 EDT 2007


Any ideas on this guys?  I'm still unable to get it to work, SELinux
disabled.  I'm thinking about downgrading to RHEL4 but I may run into
hardware issues.

-Dan 

-----Original Message-----
From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Harry
Hoffman
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 5:01 PM
Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5

If you believe it's SELINUX you can check the logs:

audit2allow -i /var/log/messages

or temporarily disable selinux
setenforce 0

HTH,
Harry


On Fri, 11 May 2007, Patrick S. Harper wrote:

> Selinux can break a lot of things if not set properly, it takes a good

> bit of tweaking
> 
> Patrick S. Harper | CISSP RHCT MCSE
> www.internetsecurityguru.com
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peper Gisi [mailto:pgisi at ...14126...]
> > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 3:33 PM
> > To: Dan Brummer; Patrick S. Harper; 
> > snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> > 
> > I actually just had the same issue yesterday with CentOS5. I was 
> > using Patrick's directions and had to do a couple of things a little

> > different like SELinux comes after the reboot. I have tried 
> > everything that I could think of and still get the same error that
Dan is getting.
> > I took the box back to 4.4 and no issues ... except fort importing 
> > the GPG key for NTOP but that is unrelated.
> > 
> > Peper
> > 
> > ________________________________
> > 
> > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net on behalf of Dan 
> > Brummer
> > Sent: Fri 5/11/2007 2:20 PM
> > To: Patrick S. Harper; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Yea this is very confusing.  This is a brand new installation of 
> > RHEL5 with the latest updates from RHN via yum.
> > 
> > -Dan
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Patrick S. Harper [mailto:patrick at ...4250...]
> > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 1:17 PM
> > To: Dan Brummer; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > Subject: RE: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> > 
> > I have the same setup in my lab and it worked for me.  I have not 
> > gotten a copy of the real RHEL 5 yet though, I am running on CentOS 
> > 5.  That should not make a difference though
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: snort-users-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net 
> > > [mailto:snort-users- bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of 
> > > Dan Brummer
> > > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 1:14 PM
> > > To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > > Subject: [Snort-users] Unable to install Snort 2.6.1.4 on RHEL5
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > > I'm trying to install Snort 2.6.1.4 from source on a RHEL5 server.

> > > I get the following error:
> > >
> > > ERROR!  Libpcap library/headers not found
> > >
> > > I currently have libpcap installed by RPM:
> > > rpm -qa |grep libpcap
> > > libpcap-0.9.4-8.1
> > > libpcap-devel-0.9.4-8.1
> > >
> > > Here's a list of the libpcap files:
> > > /usr/include/pcap-bpf.h
> > > /usr/include/pcap-namedb.h
> > > /usr/include/pcap.h
> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.a
> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so
> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0
> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0.9
> > > /usr/lib/libpcap.so.0.9.4
> > >
> > > I've tried running ./configure with '--with-libpcap- 
> > > includes=/usr/include --with-libpcap-libraries=/usr/lib' and still

> > > expierence the error.  Any help on this would be greatly
appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > > Daniel Brummer
> > > Vegas.com Network Engineer I
> > 
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