[Snort-users] Unable to run barnyard

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Fri Oct 26 16:13:44 EDT 2012


log into mysql and run:

grant all on snort.* to snort at ...274... identified by 'MYPASSWORD';


and then make the MYPASSWORD part the same in your by2 and base configs.


On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...> wrote:
> I went checking the configuration in by2 for the mysql access creditials and found it to be what i cofigured it as, and still got stocked... how can i edit or change the password and then update it in by2?  guess may be i typed it in wrongly initially
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> --- On Fri, 10/26/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
>
>> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to run barnyard
>> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Date: Friday, October 26, 2012, 10:57 AM
>> Well this is a different error and
>> like you said, it's related to mysql.
>>
>> You need to log into mysql and make sure that the password
>> you setup
>> for the snort user in mysql, is the same that is is in the
>> configs for
>> by2 and base.
>>
>> There was a number of threads about this to weeks ago in
>> regards to
>> mysql troubleshooting.
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>> wrote:
>> > Thanks Jeremy and everyone I think its work, i went
>> checking the interface again. but i have this error coming
>> up when i run the same command, looks like mysql
>> configuration is not right i dont know what it is though..
>> pls can you help.
>> >
>> >
>> >   --== Initializing Barnyard2 ==--
>> > Initializing Input Plugins!
>> > Initializing Output Plugins!
>> > Parsing config file "/etc/snort/barnyard2.conf"
>> > Log directory = /var/log/barnyard2
>> > ERROR: database: mysql_error: Access denied for user
>> 'snort'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
>> > Fatal Error, Quitting..
>> >
>> >
>> > I also get a similar error when I put this in the URL
>> "http://127.0.0.1/base/base_main.php" Here is what i
>> gath:
>> >
>> > Error (p)connecting to DB : snort at ...274...:3306
>> >
>> > Check the DB connection variables in base_conf.php
>> >
>> >
>> = $alert_dbname   : MySQL database name where
>> the alerts are stored
>> >
>> = $alert_host     : host where the
>> database is stored
>> >
>> = $alert_port     : port where the
>> database is stored
>> >
>> = $alert_user     : username into the
>> database
>> >
>> = $alert_password : password for the username
>> >
>> >
>> > Database ERROR:Access denied for user
>> 'snort'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --- On Thu, 10/25/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
>> >> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Unable to run barnyard
>> >> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>> >> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> >> Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 4:01 PM
>> >> Can you look at  your barnyard2
>> >> conf and see if there are two interface lines?
>> >>
>> >> The error says "ERROR:
>> /etc/snort/barnyard2.conf(61) Config
>> >> option
>> >> "interface" can only be configured once."
>> >>
>> >> If you don't see it, share your config here, and
>> maybe your
>> >> init
>> >> script or any other config sources (sysconfig,
>> default,
>> >> etc)
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Akinwale Fasuru
>> <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Hello fellows,
>> >> >
>> >> >     I am having issues
>> running
>> >> barnyard, when I try to run the command
>> >> >
>> >> > $ sudo barnyard2 -c
>> >> >
>> >> > /etc/snort/barnyard2.conf -d /var/log/snort
>> -f
>> >> merged.log -w
>> >> >
>> >> > /var/log/snort/barnyard2.waldo
>> >> >
>> >> > Here is what I got
>> >> >
>> >> >         --==
>> Initializing
>> >> Barnyard2 ==--
>> >> >
>> >> > Initializing Input Plugins!
>> >> >
>> >> > Initializing Output Plugins!
>> >> >
>> >> > Parsing config file
>> "/etc/snort/barnyard2.conf"
>> >> >
>> >> > ERROR: /etc/snort/barnyard2.conf(61) Config
>> option
>> >> "interface" can only be configured once.
>> >> >
>> >> > Fatal Error, Quitting..
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > Wale
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
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