[Snort-users] error while installing snort inline

Nigel Houghton nhoughton at ...1935...
Wed Nov 25 10:24:30 EST 2009


On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Will Metcalf
<william.metcalf at ...11827...> wrote:
> Actually you really don't want to log directly to a db from snort when
> running in inline mode. You want to log to unified output and have
> barnyard put entires into a db for you.
>
> Regards,
>
> Will
>
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Adam Szabo <adamx001 at ...11827...> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm trying to install Snort Inline 2.6.1.5 on Ubuntu 9.04 following this
>> tutorial: http://openmaniak.com/inline_tutorial.php
>> When i try to compile it with './configure --with-mysql' it works, but when
>> i do the 'make' command it returns an error:
>>
>> "In function 'open',
>> inlined from 'server_stats_save' at server_stats.c:328:
>> /usr/include/bits/fcntl2.h:51: error: call to '__open_missing_mode' declared
>> with attribute error: open with O_CREAT in second argument needs 3
>> arguments"
>>
>> Can you help me how to fix this? I googled it but got nothing.
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Adam Szabo
>>
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and what you really don't want to do is run 2.6.1, Snort is currently
at 2.8.5.1.

If you want inline, I suggest ./configure --enable-inline with Snort
from snort.org instead of using an old version of snort-inline.

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