[Snort-users] snort with mysql

Michael Steele michaels at ...9077...
Wed Feb 8 10:19:00 EST 2012

Snort is accessing the database, but the privileges, or credentials are not
set correctly for user 'snort'.


Manually log into the mysql database with the credentials used in the output
database line, and verify the user can get in.


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From: Jagan Mohan Reddy D [mailto:jagan.mohan507 at ...11827...] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 8:56 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] snort with mysql




While running the following command, i am getting the errors from database.



snort -l c:\Snort\log -c C:\Snort\etc\snort.conf



ERROR: database: mysql_error: Access denied for user 'snort'@'localhost'

password: NO)

Fatal Error, Quitting..


In the configuration file, i used the following one.


output database: log, mysql, user=snort  password=046687 dbname=snort
host=localhost port=3306

I was configured my database (mysql) for snort user.


i given all the privileges to that user.



can any one help me this...


Thanks & Regards
D J M Reddy

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