[Snort-users] Snort 188.8.131.52 does not like default global telnet config??
jpampel at ...14829...
Tue Apr 20 22:12:52 EDT 2010
Hi and thanks!
I think what you are saying is that snort.conf was not updated and has stale keywords?
I did a diff between the one in the build folders and the production one and there are some interesting changes.
Production one looked stale..
So I set up a new snort.conf based on the one in the install files and now it is still failing with the same error.
At least I am consistent...
It has the SSL config now which looks valid: (per Page #66-67 in manual)
preprocessor ssl: noinspect_encrypted, trustservers
When I try to run it, it still claims that:
....Portscan Detection Config:
Detect Protocols: TCP UDP ICMP IP
Detect Scan Type: portscan portsweep decoy_portscan distributed_portscan
Sensitivity Level: Low
Memcap (in bytes): 10000000
Number of Nodes: 36900
ERROR: /usr/local/etc/snort.conf(406) => Invalid keyword 'encrypted_traffic' for 'global' configuration.
Fatal Error, Quitting..
I read the snort.conf file and looked at the manual again and I honestly don't see what else I would need to config to get it at least running. The defaults look like they should work without human intervention.
should I go back to flipping burgers now? ;)
On Apr 20, 2010, at 7:53 PM, Russell Fulton wrote:
> On 21/04/2010, at 11:12 AM, Joe Pampel wrote:
>> I upgraded a sensor which was at Snort 2.8.4 to the new version 184.108.40.206
>> This is on Solaris 10, x86. I am logging remotely; there is no local mysql etc.
>> It has been running snort stably for over a year now.
>> Now when I try to run Snort, it chokes on the global telnet config, but there is nothing wrong with it - it is the default.
> nothing wrong with the telnet config -- what you are missing is the new ssl config. see README.ssl
> They have just added the new keywords to the rules.
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