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

Jeremy Hoel jthoel at ...11827...
Wed Feb 19 13:48:40 EST 2014


try as root?

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM, Feroz Basir <feroz.basir at ...11827...> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've run snort manually. Now I could see the actual error. See below:
>
> Error: can't start DAQ (-1) - socket: operation not permitted.
>
> My DAQ version is 2.0.2
>
> Any ideas? Thanks again.
>
>
> Regards,
> Feroz Basir
>
>> On 20 Feb 2014, at 02:01, 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 ...14542....> 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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