[Snort-users] FATAL ERROR: Failed to initialize dynamic engine

Gustavo Monteiro gfmonteiro at ...11827...
Wed Jan 23 08:08:22 EST 2008


Hi Rachid,

At first, check in snort.conf file the correct path of dynamic
preprocessors.

Another possible solution is:

$ ./configure --enable-dynamicplugin
$ make
# make install

Regards,


On Jan 23, 2008 7:34 AM, Rachid Abdelkhalak <rachid at ...14217...> wrote:

>
> Hello All,
> I'm having this error when trying to start snort service:
>
> I'm installing Snort under CentOS 4 felowing the instructions on the
> http://www.snort.org/docs/setup_guides/Snort_Base_Minimal.pdf
>
> Any help ?
>
> Thank you
>
> ==== the error
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: Loading dynamic preprocessor library
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor//libsf_ssh_preproc.so...
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: done
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: Loading dynamic preprocessor library
> /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor//libsf_dns_preproc.so...
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: done
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: Finished Loading all dynamic
> preprocessor libs from /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/
> Jan 20 00:06:16 SNORT1 snort[3708]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to initialize
> dynamic engine: SF_DNS version 1.0.2
> Jan 20 00:06:17 SNORT1 pidof:
> Jan 20 00:06:17 SNORT1 snort: failed
>
>
>
>
> --
> |-Rachid Abdelkhalak
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Gustavo Monteiro
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