[Snort-users] Newbie Problem

Todd Wease twease at ...1935...
Tue Jun 17 13:11:58 EDT 2008


Alex,

Did you specify the path to snort.conf on the command line via the '-c' 
switch?

Todd

Alex Alborzfard wrote:
> I've installed latest Snort (2.8) on a Win2K pro box with winpcap.
> When I run snort I get the following error:
> 
> ERROR: Unable to open rules file: snort.conf or ./snort.conf
> 
> I modified snort.conf to point to the correct directory path, but I still
> get the error.
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> 
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