[Snort-users] ERROR: OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed:

hadi tounsi hdtounsi at ...11827...
Sun Feb 27 05:04:08 EST 2011

thank you very much to accept help me to resolve the problem ,

in first  when i start snort like service in  /etc/init.d/snort start   it
work properly  , but when  try to start sent event from  snort installed in
windows platform (windows server 2003 ) to linux platform  and i
reconfigure  snort.conf like :

output database: alert, mysql , user=root password=xxxxxxxxx dbname=snort
host= logfile=fast_alert.log
output database: log, mysql  , user=root password=xxxxxxxxxx dbname=snort
host= logfile=fast_log.log

c:\python27\python.exe ossim-agent -v -c c:\snort\etc\ossim\agent\config.cfg

but when i try to connect to server  ,established successful , but after
when i try to restart snort service it been message if error :
No snort instance found to be stopped! failed!

the command using  : snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -l /var/log/snort/ -i 1
but when i use the command : snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -l
/var/log/snort/ -i eth0  it work  ,and   it sent event snort in
/var/log/snort/  without  Using PCAP_FRAMES

the version of my  system  is : Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 \n \l

best regard     hadi tounsi

security network

2011/2/25 Nick Moore <nmoore at ...1935...>

> Hadi,
> I'm not sure what distro you are using nor if you compiled from scratch,
> but here are some things I would check:
> - Is daq properly compiled and installed?
> - Do you have all the proper pcap libraries installed in place where snort
> can find them?
> - What command are you using to start snort?
> In order to provide better help, we would need to kmow your llinux version,
> your snort startup command, any set up guides you used....
> Please lst us know.
> Sent from my mobile
> Nick Moore
> On Feb 24, 2011 9:50 PM, "hadi tounsi" <hdtounsi at ...11827...> wrote:
> hello , i try to restat snort but it showing the following message :
> *** interface device lookup found: eth0
> ***
> Initializing Network Interface eth0
> ERROR: OpenPcap() FSM compilation failed:
>         syntax error
> PCAP command: restart
> please help me to get solution for the problem
> regards hadi tounsi
> security network
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