[Snort-users] Error: Can't set DAQ BPF filter to 'start'

Steve Crow scrow at ...16818...
Wed May 14 18:13:12 EDT 2014

Thank you, I will try that.

The interface listed in fedora is p1p1


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From: waldo kitty [mailto:wkitty42 at ...14940...] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1:09 PM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Error: Can't set DAQ BPF filter to 'start'

On 5/14/2014 11:41 AM, Steve Crow wrote:
> Hi, I had snort working, after installing Wireshark and doing some 
> testing I rebooted. Now I get an error when trying to run snort. This is
on Fedora 20.
> Testing with:
> cd /usr/sbin
> ./snort -T -I p1p1 -u snort -g snort -c /etc/snort/snort.conf Snort 
> successfully validated the config
> Then:
> snort start

this command is your problem... you are executing the snort binary instead
of your snort startup script... it is best to rename your snort startup
script to something other than just "snort" *OR* you should rename your
snort binary and adjust your script to point to the new binary name...

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