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

Ahmed Qaisi qaisi.ahmed at ...11827...
Tue Oct 26 16:26:40 EDT 2010


Hi,

The main machine I'm working on is Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600)
Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.100216-1514)
However, I'm using Ubuntu10.4 within a VMware Workstation (7.0.0
build-203739)

The attached is my snort.conf file


On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:07 PM, Randal T. Rioux <randy at ...13561...>wrote:

> 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
> <snip>
> > 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
>
> Thanks,
> Randy
>
>
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