[Snort-users] ERROR: Can't start DAQ (-1) - SIOCGIFHWADDR: No such device!

Nelo Belda nbelda at ...11827...
Tue Oct 23 05:56:25 EDT 2012


Maybe you are trying to capture on a virtual device (dag0:0) that it isn't
yet configured.

Try to exec ifconfig to see if that device is up.

Regards

2012/10/22 <jtravlos at ...15803...>

>  I forgot to add that I am running the command as root.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* jtravlos at ...15803... [mailto:jtravlos at ...15803...]
> *Sent:* Monday, October 22, 2012 01:23 PM
> *To:* snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> *Subject:* ERROR: Can't start DAQ (-1) - SIOCGIFHWADDR: No such device!
>
>
> I'm a newbie with SNORT and I got it running, sort of.  I am having two
> issues:
>
> 1) I did having SNORT working. I had to shutdown the system, when I
> rebooted, I started getting the following problem when I run SNORT.
>
> When I run the following commmand:
> snort -u snort -g snort -i dag0:0 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf   NOTE:(dag0:0
> = port A of the DAG card, dag0:2 = port B)
>
> Initializing Output Plugins!
> Log Directory = /data/snortlog
> pcap DAQ configured passive.
> Acquiring network traffic from 'dag0:0".
> ERROR: Can't start DAQ (-1) - SIOCGIFHWADDR: No such device!
> Fatal Error, Quiting..
>
> I get the same error if I run:
> snort -u snort -g snort -i dag0:0
>
>   I can capture data with a Endace DAG card. Tcpdump can see the DAG card
> and an capture traffic.
>
> I am runnig:
> CentOS 6.3 x86_64
> SNORT 2.9.31 GRE (Build 40)
> Libpcap v 1.2.1
> PCRE v 7.8
> ZLIB v 1.2.3
> tcpdump 4.0.0-3
> daq 1.1.1-14
> Endace 4.2.2 software
>
>
> Any help is appreciated.
>
>
> John Travlos
>
>
>
>
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