[Snort-users] Snort switches to packet Dump Mode

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Wed Jul 17 14:30:17 EDT 2013

On 7/17/2013 13:29, Mayur Patil wrote:
> Thanks Waldo for reply.
> As I have done in new installation, as per knowledge (from pdf ;) )
> I have not created any link to /etc/init.d/snort


> *other than /usr/local/bin*. So symbolic link is only at
> /usr/local/bin which we have discussed earlier.
> Other not exist as per I setup.

ok... then it should work if centos uses only /etc/init.d files...

> --
> *Cheers,
> Mayur*.
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...
> <https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?view=cm&fs=1&tf=1&to=wkitty42@...14940...>> wrote:
>     On 7/17/2013 12:58, Mayur Patil wrote:
>      > sorry one question remaining
>      >
>      > now if I reboot my system does it will go into packet dump mode??
>     AFAICT, it never has... you were starting a new copy of snort that was running
>     in packet dump mode...
>     did you have to create any links in /etc/rc.d or similar to point to
>     /etc/init.d/snort when you set it up? you might want to check to see if those
>     links are still connected and connected to the /etc/init.d/snortd script file...
>     you might even want to remove those links and redo them with the new snortd name
>     instead of the old snort name... i don't have that pdf any more so i don't know
>     if there was something about the links or not...

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