[Snort-users] Snort Start up error

Said Nurhussein saidnur34 at ...125...
Thu Apr 18 23:13:29 EDT 2013


include /etc/snort/classification.config

Btw, I'm doing this on Fedora 16 but used the instructions to install on this website
http://www.pacificsimplicity.ca/node/95  

Said Nurhussein


> Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:38:26 -0400
> From: wkitty42 at ...14940...
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort Start up error
> 
> On 4/18/2013 20:27, Said Nurhussein wrote:
> > my command
> > # snort -T -c /etc/snort/snort.conf
> 
> that would seem to explicitly use the snort.conf you are expecting it to use... 
> what does the include line for classification.config look like in that conf?
> 
> > sorry for not responding to the mailing list
> 
> no problem... thank you for understanding... i used to simply not respond or if 
> i did, i'd say to post on the list... i've now gotten my sigs figured out so i 
> shouldn't need to do that any more... now i'll just respond to the list with the 
> followup set to the list as well :)
> 
> > Said Nurhussein
> >
> >
> >  > Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:05:48 -0400
> >  > From: wkitty42 at ...14940...
> >  > To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> >  > CC: saidnur34 at ...125...
> >  > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort Start up error
> >  >
> >  > On 4/18/2013 18:31, Said Nurhussein wrote:
> >  > > the following line is in the classification.config file
> >  > > config classification: misc-activity,Misc activity,3
> >  >
> >  > that is the correct line...
> >  >
> >  > > Could this error be due to not having the latest rules-set?
> >  >
> >  > no... the error is because your snort is not loading the proper file... i
> >  > pointed you to your snort.conf file to see what file it is loading ;)
> >  >
> >  > are you sure your snort is loading the proper snort.conf file? what is your
> >  > snort command line?
> >  >
> >  > also, please read my sig and follow its instructions... others cannot learn and
> >  > fix their same or similar problem when traffic is taken private in cases like
> >  > this...
> >  >
> >  > i've added the list back into this reply... thanks!
> 
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