[Snort-users] Could not stat dynamic module path"/usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrule"

Lay, James james.lay at ...15009...
Mon Dec 19 11:45:52 EST 2011



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shane [mailto:software.research.development at ...11827...]
> Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 6:08 PM
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] Could not stat dynamic module
path"/usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrule"
> 
> I know this has been asked a million times, but I'm not finding what
> I'm supposed to do to /usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrules directory which is
> empty. I'm trying to get snort 2.9.0.5 started in IDS mode on gentoo
> and getting the following error.
> 
<snip>
> Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy snort[6643]: FATAL ERROR: parser.c(5245) Could
> not stat dynamic module path "/usr/lib64/snort_dynamicrule": No such
> file or directory.
> Dec 17 18:05:13 wimpy /etc/init.d/snort[6634]: ERROR: snort failed to
start


What's your line in snort.conf?  Look for something like the below:

dynamicpreprocessor directory /opt/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/
dynamicdetection directory /opt/lib/snort_dynamicrules

James




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