[Snort-users] snort + mysql

Paolo vortexmind at ...11827...
Tue Apr 22 15:39:57 EDT 2008

Hi sahil
have you configured properly the snort.conf file?
You should look for the line

output database: log, mysql, user=root password=test dbname=db 

and you have to modify values to reflect your mysql server's configuration.

Hope this helps!


sahil aggrawal wrote:
> Hi All
> i have been trying to configure snort2.8.1 to log packets using Mysql 
> in Fedora Core 6 but after doin all steps i have been getting this error
> ERROR: database: mysql_error: Unknown MySQL server host 'mysql.host'
> can somebody suggest me what should i do to resolve this, it would be 
> of great help
> Thank You
> Sahil

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