[Snort-users] win32 ipv6

Todd Wease twease at ...1935...
Wed Feb 18 10:01:43 EST 2009


Hi Jason,

An IPv6 capable binary for Windows (selectable via the installer) will
be available in the final release of Snort 2.8.4.

Todd


Jason Tomforde wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
>  
>
> I would like to run snort on Windows XP with IPv6 enabled.  I
> downloaded the latest win32 installer (Snort_2_8_3_2_Installer).  I
> added an ‘ipvar’ to the snort.conf file but it is not recognized when
> the application is executed.  The output is as follows:
>
>  
>
> Running in IDS mode
>
>  
>
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
>
> Initializing Output Plugins!
>
> Var '_ADDRESS' redefined
>
> Initializing Preprocessors!
>
> Initializing Plug-ins!
>
> Parsing Rules file c:\Program Files\Snort\etc\snort.conf
>
> ERROR: c:\Program Files\Snort\etc\snort.conf(27) => Unknown rule type:
> ipvar
>
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>
>  
>
> I attempted to build the latest win32 executable using the
> snort___Win32_MySQL_IPv6_Release build configuration.  It built fine,
> however, when I run the executable I get the following:
>
>  
>
> C:\Workspace\snort-2.8.3.2\src\win32\WIN32-Prj\snort___Win32_MySQL_IPv6_Release>snort
> -i3 -dev
>
> Running in packet dump mode
>
>  
>
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
>
> Initializing Output Plugins!
>
> ERROR: (null)(0) The following is not allowed: 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0
>
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>
>  
>
> Please let me know if there is an available win32 binary with IPv6
> enabled OR provide some insight on how to build it with it enabled.
>
>  
>
> Thank You.
>
>  
>
>  
>
> Jason Tomforde
>
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