[Snort-users] Basic Help

Shirkdog shirkdog at ...11827...
Tue Aug 18 10:53:37 EDT 2015


Look at line 278 of your config.
On Aug 18, 2015 10:48 AM, "Surface Admin" <chcnj at ...15979...> wrote:

> So SNORT is a community of people so Ia m going to try to reach out to you
> all.
>
> Let me explain a few things first:
>
> #1 - I am NOT an expert so don't speak to me like one please
> #2 - I am using Windows Server 2012, that is what's available
> #3 - I will show you the same level of respect you show me
> #4 - I am NOT an expert so my terminology may be lacking
> #5 - Baby Step please I REALLY would love to sort this out
> #6 - I only want to run SNORT in IDS Mode
>
> So with that out of the way I have installed SNORT Version 2.9.7.5-WIN32
> on Server 2012 64 bit OS.  I am sure this is likely my first problem. I
> have obtained my snortcode and downloaded my rules and have them in the
> c:\snort\rules folder but when I try to compile (?) my snort.conf using
> this command:
>
> >snort  -i 1 -l  c:\snort\log  -c  c:\snort\etc\snort.conf  -T
>
> I get the following :
>
> >ERROR: c:\snort\etc\snort.conf(278) Missing/incorrect dynamic engine lib
> specifier. Fatal Error, Quitting..
>
> Have tried to Google this but it turns up only old information.  Was using
> this site as a sort of how-to but its not very well worded plus is dated
> info I think?
>
> http://badshah-tech.blogspot.com/2012/08/install-and-configure-snort-ids-on.html
>
> Have also attached the Snort.conf file but its only had a few changes.
>
> Thank you in advance ~ Phil
>
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