[Snort-users] snort dead but subsys locked error

James Lay jlay at ...13475...
Mon Sep 23 10:19:49 EDT 2013


On 2013-09-23 08:02, Hanson.Webster at ...16540... wrote:
> Snort wont start. When I run service snortd status, I get this error:
> snort dead but subsys locked
>
> When I run service snortd start, I get this: Starting snort: Spawning
> daemon child...
>
> My daemon child 2715 lives...
>
> Daemon parent exiting (0)
>
>  [ OK ]
>
> But the service is not running
>
> If I run snort -c /usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf -T to test the
> configuration, it comes back OK: Snort successfully validated the
> configuration!
>
> Snort exiting
>

what does:

sudo ps aux | grep snort

have to say?




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