[Snort-users] buglet in daq afpacket

Russ Combs rcombs at ...1935...
Thu Apr 14 18:31:06 EDT 2011


OK - it is supposed to validate the DAQ as well when that is explicitly
configured.

However, not it should have defaulted to eth0 so there should be no need for
the -i.

I'll have a look.

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Jason Haar <Jason.Haar at ...294...>wrote:

> Hi there
>
> If you call snort-2.9.0.5 with the "-T" option to test the config, you
> get an error with afpacket that you don't get when you don't have any
> daq detail in the config.
>
> Namely, "snort -T -c file.conf" works fine when daq isn't mentioned, but
> errors with:
>
> ERROR: Can't initialize DAQ afpacket (-1) - afpacket_daq_initialize:
> Invalid interface specification: ''!
>
> ...when you call it with "config daq: afpacket"
>
> It can be fixed by calling "-T" with an interface (eg "-i eth0"), but
> that isn't needed when daq isn't mentioned...
>
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>
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