[Snort-users] Error initializing rule chains

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Sat Mar 9 20:45:11 EST 2013

On 3/9/2013 19:21, Jim Turner wrote:
> Hello,
> I am building a new snort box and have run into problems.
> Can you help me get past this error?
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Initializing rule chains...
> ERROR: c:\snort\etc\../rules/app-detect.rules(18) Unknown ClassType: web-applica
> tion-attack
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> Could not create the registry key.

it looks like your classification.conf file is not being loaded... i see it is 
included in your snort.conf but there is no path to it... where, exactly is your 
snort.conf and where is your classification.conf?

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