[Snort-users] my first snort- error obstacles in the barnyard
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Mon Aug 31 16:35:02 EDT 2009
Ron Kaye Jr wrote:
> this is my first snort
> i am close to successful completion.
> i am using the snort 188.8.131.52 ubuntu 9 install guide
> i am having an issue with barnyard.
> the doc references 2-1.5
> couldnt find 2-1.5
It has been superseded.
> installed 2-1.6
That is the current stable version, however 1.7 is in beta and a day or
two from being released.
> my recollection is that it doesnt find barnyard.waldo, and i have read
> that i cant touch to create the file.
This was addressed in 1.6 and sadly re-addressed though under a
different guise in 1.7-beta
> i have also discovered that -0.2.0 may have been installed by mistake.
You can test what version you have via "barnyard2 -V"
> how do i uninstall both versions?
There's not a lot of files to remove, "make uninstall" should work as
> then i can reinstall 2-1.6
> will snort work without barnyard?
Sure will, barnyard/barnyard2 are designed to offload the output
processing of snort on heavier loaded networks. You can take almost any
existing barnyard/barnyard2 directive and use that within snort.
> I'M STUCK WITH COMPLETION NEAR!
That's it, let it all out.
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