[Snort-users] Snort Start up error

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Thu Apr 18 13:18:16 EDT 2013

On 4/18/2013 11:23, Said Nurhussein wrote:
> Hello All,
> I've installed snort 2.9.4. 5 and using rules files snortrules-snapshot-2941.tar.gz
> but when i try to start snort I get the following error.
> ERROR: /etc/snort/rules/blacklist.rules(2) Unknown ClassType: misc-activity
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> How can I fix this.

check that your classification.config is the latest one... you can find the 
location of this file by its include line in yor snort.conf file... it is 
generally found at the end of the section above your rules inclusion section...

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