[Snort-users] Problems installing/configuring Snort on Fedora

Y M snort at ...15979...
Fri May 8 05:08:52 EDT 2015


Once you have the user/group created and permissions set, you can use the -g (denoting the group) and -u (denoting the user) when running Snort as daemon. In this case Snort initializes with a superior account and then drops privileges to that of the defined /user/group.
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From: redcrosse at ...3147...
Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 18:34:41 -0500
To: jesler at ...589...
CC: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Problems installing/configuring Snort on Fedora

How do I assign it a user for it to run under?
Thanks

On May 7, 2015, at 5:54 PM, Joel Esler (jesler) <jesler at ...589...> wrote:




Snort has to be started as root.  You can assign it a user for it to run under after it starts.



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