[Snort-users] rules problem

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Fri Apr 19 12:44:38 EDT 2013


On 4/19/2013 08:01, MCLEOD, DONNIE wrote:
> Hi Can anyone help with this,?
>
> I keep getting this trying to config snort on windows xp
>
> Initializing rule chains...
> ERROR: C:\snort\etc\snort.conf(507) Unknown rule type: snort.
> fatal Error, Quitting..

this shows that the error is detected at line 507 of your snort.conf file... 
please post your snort.conf so we can take a look at it...

> C:\snort\bin>
>
> THIS IS THE COMMAND I TYPED IN;
>
> C:\snort\bin>snort.exe -i1 -s -l C:\snort\log\ -c C:\snort\etc\snort.conf -T

that command line should be ok... your problem(s) is(are) in your config file...

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