[Snort-users] Problem with starting snort

JJC cummingsj at ...11827...
Thu Dec 13 09:47:18 EST 2012

Would be useful to look in /var/log/messages or to try and start
without the -D opt to see if something is causing it to error out.
However from the message that you posted it looks like snort is
starting correctly.


On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Nguyen,  Manh Hieu Trung
<trungnmh08 at ...16007...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I installed snort following this guide
> (http://nachum234.no-ip.org/security/snort/1-snort-installation-on-ubuntu-12-04/)
> on VirtualBox 4.2.0.
>  I have already finished with MySQL and Barnyard2. But I faced a problem
> while trying to start Snort. These are the messages:
>  #service snortd start
> Starting snort: Spawning daemon child...
> My daemon child 1615 lives...
> Daemon parent exiting (0)
> After that I tried to restart it and there was "no process found". Does it
> mean the snort can be started ?
> Could you please help me to overcome this issue.
> Thank you in advance, looking hearing from your reply soon.
> Best Regards,
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