[Snort-users] I'm tired from snort!!

Randal T. Rioux randy at ...13561...
Tue Oct 26 05:07:21 EDT 2010

On 10/26/2010 04:42 AM, Ahmed Qaisi wrote:
> Any help??
> when I uncomment the database plugin in the snort.conf file, I keep
> getting this error ...
> sudo /usr/local/snort/bin/snort -u snort -g snort -c
> /usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf -i eth1
> database: 'mysql' support is not compiled into this build of snort
> ERROR: If this build of snort was obtained as a binary distribution
> (e.g., rpm,
> or Windows), then check for alternate builds that contains the necessary
> 'mysql' support.
> *If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run the
> the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch.
> For non-standard installations of a database, the '--with-mysql=DIR'
> syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of the DB install.*
> *See the database documentation for cursory details (doc/README.database).
> and the URL to the most recent database plugin documentation.
> Fatal Error, Quitting..*
> I did compile it again and again. I did create tables. I did remove the
> whole installation and installed every thing again. I AM SICK OF IT.

Can you respond with the following:

 - your snort.conf
 - operating system / version / platform
 - ./configure arguments


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