[Snort-users] Problems installing/configuring Snort on Fedora
snort at ...15979...
Fri May 8 10:39:20 EDT 2015
What is the error message when Snort does not initialize? Have a look at the Fedora guide on Snort website under the documents section. It discusses the permissions required.
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Problems installing/configuring Snort on Fedora
> From: redcrosse at ...3147...
> To: snort at ...15979...
> CC: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Date: Fri, 8 May 2015 06:56:34 -0500
> Thanks for your reply. I created the user and group, but when I use -g
> and -u, Snort won't initialize. The permissions must be the issue. Is
> there a way to diagnose the permissions?
> Thanks again,
> On Fri, 2015-05-08 at 09:08 +0000, Y M wrote:
> > 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.
> > YM
> > ______________________________________________________________________
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