[Snort-users] how to disable compile-time reload option?

Joel Esler jesler at ...1935...
Thu Sep 30 15:08:45 EDT 2010


The easiest way to fix it would be to remove --enable-reload from your compile options and recompile.

J

On Sep 30, 2010, at 2:58 PM, waldo kitty wrote:

> 
> when snort is compiled with "--enable-reload", can it be disabled in snort.conf?
> 
> i've not found anything telling how it may be accomplished in snort.conf and my 
> WAG based on other snort.conf entries failed... i have tried the following and 
> snort definitely didn't like it...
> 
>   config disable_reload
> 
> 
> i have found "--disable-attribute-reload-thread" but it seems to be a command 
> line option only... does this disable reloading via SIGHUP or just the 
> attributes reloading?
> 
> speaking of the above, what exactly is "attributes"?
> 
> 
> where is the above coming from? it is stemming from trying to determine why 
> snort, in my environment, has three threads running instead of one thread...
> 
> current compile time options are:
> 
>   --enable-gre
>   --enable-mpls
>   --enable-targetbased
>   --enable-decoder-preprocessor-rules
>   --enable-ppm
>   --enable-perfprofiling
>   --enable-zlib
>   --enable-reload
> 
> 
> 
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