[Snort-users] Snort does not deamonize

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at ...348...
Thu Jan 28 04:09:08 EST 2010



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From: "Paul Schmehl" <pschmehl_lists at ...14358...>
Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 6:09 AM
To: "Helmut Schneider" <jumper99 at ...348...>; 
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Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort does not deamonize

> --On January 27, 2010 9:30:36 AM -0600 Helmut Schneider <jumper99 at ...348...> 
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> since 2.8.5.1 I have a problem with snort, after startup on FreeBSD 8.0
>> it
>> does not deamonize. The startup command is
>>
>> /usr/local/bin/snort -Dyq -F /usr/local/etc/snort/filter.conf -u nobody
>> -g
>> nobody -t /var/snort -l /var/snort/var/log -i xl0 -c
>> /usr/local/etc/snort/snort.conf
>>
>
> Your problem is here - -Dyq.  You cannot combine the -D (daemonize) switch 
> with other switches.  Change it to -D -yq.  (You may also have to separate 
> the -y and -q switches.  I don't know because I haven't tested that.)
>
> I ran into this problem on FreeBSD 7.2.  Took me a while to figure it out.
>
> Paul Schmehl, If it isn't already
> obvious, my opinions are my own
> and not those of my employer.
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