[Snort-users] Snort failed to stay up after upgrade to 2.9.6.0

Michael Brown mike.a.brown09 at ...11827...
Wed Feb 19 13:06:50 EST 2014


Just to add what Jeremy stated....

I would recommend running snort the way that he mentions every time.

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Thank you,

Michael A. Brown
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M.S. Forensic Studies: Computer Forensics
B.S. Information Technology: Network Specialist

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On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 1:01 PM, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:

> -T just tests the snort.conf.
>
> For the next test, don't run snort off of init (that's odd that it
> doesn't log anything to syslog) and run it in the foreground and see
> what's failing) but run it locally:
>
> snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -i eth_whatever
>
> See what it says, see if you get too
> "Commencing packet processing (pid=????)"
>
> Once you get there, let it run for a bit then cntrl-c to break it,
> look at the info presented.
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:53 AM, Feroz Basir <feroz.basir at ...11827...>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > /var/log/messages file shown NIC enter promiscuous mode, then NIC exit
> promiscuous mode. Nothing in syslog log file.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Feroz Basir
> >
> >> On 20 Feb 2014, at 01:22, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
> >>
> >> Do you have any error messages from the syslog?
> >>
> >>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Feroz Basir <feroz.basir at ...11827...>
> wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> I'm running snort 2.9.4.6. I upgraded to version 2.9.6.0. Smooth
> upgrade process, but then when I restarted snortd service, snort process
> failed to stay up. Messages log file shown NIC enter promiscuous mode, then
> NIC exit promiscuous mode. I've run with -T and everything was OK.
> >>>
> >>> Anybody could help me, please?
> >>>
> >>> Thank you.
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Feroz Basir
> >>>
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