[Snort-users] Snort 2.9.0 ipvar unknown rule type

Danny Paul JDPAUL at ...14549...
Tue Oct 19 11:15:57 EDT 2010


Yep, that did the trick. Thanks.

>>> On 10/19/2010 at 9:52 AM, in message
<4CBD6A53020000480004C2EE at ...15011...>,
<JDPAUL at ...14549...>
wrote:
> I did not - I didn't need ipv6. Should I have?
> 
>>>> On 10/19/2010 at 9:49 AM, in message
> <AANLkTim8sGf3ZBWnAwt0eqaJNWTAkr-_YZZdvVassgcf at ...11828...>,
> <rcombs at ...1935...> wrote:
>> Did you configure with --enable-ipv6?
>> 
>> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Danny Paul
> <JDPAUL at ...14548...>wrote:
>> 
>>> Greetings,
>>>
>>> I have just installed snort 2.9.0 on OpenSuSE 11.3. I'm attempting
> to
>>> use the VRT certified rules, but I get the following error:
>>>
>>> ...
>>> Parsing Rules file "rules/etc/snort.conf"
>>> ERROR: rules/etc/snort.conf(39) Unknown rule type: ipvar.
>>> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>>>
>>> If I change "ipvar" back to "var", everything runs fine, but I
want
> to
>>> remain compatible with future versions, and var will be deprecated
> at
>>> some point.
>>>
>>> The OpenSuSE installation is brand new, `snort -V` reports
"Version
>>> 2.9.0 (Build 68) i386." I'm using libpcap version 1.1.1 and PCRE
> version
>>> 7.9. I think this must be a bug because I cannot seem to find
> anything
>>> else wrong.
>>>
>>> Is anyone else having the same problem?
>>>
>>>
>>>
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