[Snort-users] snort on debian monitor interface dhcp
eslerj at ...11827...
Mon Feb 9 09:47:01 EST 2009
Snort has nothing to do with your interface, really. Try hard setting the
address to something like 0.0.0.0 and see if that solves your problem?
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Gregory Zill <gregory at ...14510...> wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2009 15:28:26 -0500 (EST)
> > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] snort on debian monitor interface dhcp
> > Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> > I do not understand why you are doing that.
> > run 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure snort' and select the correct response to
> > enable/disable promiscuous mode. When you are done reconfiguring snort,
> > will automatically be started.
> > use 'sudo invoke-rc.d snort start' when you want to turn snort on, it
> > start as configured.
> > I have no idea why you are using 'ifconfig eth1 up promisc'.
> > I suggest 'man interfaces' and 'sudo vim /etc/network/interfaces'
> When the system is started/re-started, it grabs a 169.254.x.x address
> as the result of unsuccessful dhcp -- and yes I have tcpdump'd this
> activity -- however there is no content in /etc/resolv.conf and no
> default route. I manually add those two critical items and it is at
> that point that I manually 'ifconfig eth1 up promisc' to not only
> re-engage the interface but to coax into not dhcp'ing.
> I have unfortunately installed via source, so dpkg does not know
> anything about snort.
> $ snort -V
> ,,_ -*> Snort! <*-
> o" )~ Version 188.8.131.52 (Build 22)
> '''' By Martin Roesch & The Snort Team:
> (C) Copyright 1998-2008 Sourcefire Inc., et al.
> Using PCRE version: 184.108.40.206 2008-07-04
> $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure snort
> Package `snort' is not installed and no info is available.
> Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
> and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
> /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: snort is not installed
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