[Snort-users] snortd problem

Joel Esler eslerj at ...11827...
Fri Mar 6 08:05:20 EST 2009

Why don't you go ahead and update Snort to it's latest version, available at

Aside from that, this is an issue with the snortd init script that you are
using to start Snort.  I don't have a copy of the script here, so I can't
see exactly what it's asking for.  Where did you get your startup script?


On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 5:23 AM, roshan naik <mailmado at ...11827...> wrote:

> I've just begun the install of Snort 2.8.2 on fedora 9. The
> snag that I've hit is when attempting to test the
> confguration (# /etc/rc.d/init.d/snortd start) I
> receive the following error:
> "/etc/rc.d/init.d/snortd: line 16:
> /etc/sysconfig/snort: No such file or directory"
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