[Snort-users] ERROR: can't find nfq DAQ

Amal Saeed amal.saeed at ...17680...
Wed Nov 30 15:05:04 EST 2016


So I just ran:  *snort -i wlan0 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf -T*
and Snort successfully validated my configuration.

I've tried changing permission on my /var/log/snort directory, but it
doesn't take the changes.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Al Lewis (allewi) <allewi at ...589...> wrote:

> The error is “ERROR: OpenAlertFile() => fopen() alert file
> /var/log/snort/alert: *Permission denied*"
>
> Doesn’t look like snort can write to your logging directory.
>
>
>
>
> *Albert Lewis*
>
> ENGINEER.SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
>
> SOURCE*fire*, Inc. now part of *Cisco*
>
> Email: allewi at ...589...
>
> From: Amal Saeed <amal.saeed at ...17680...>
> Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:51 PM
> To: 'snort-users' <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Subject: [Snort-users] ERROR: can't find nfq DAQ
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm trying to run Snort in inline mode (-Q), but I kept running into this
> problem, where it says can't find nfq DAQ even though I see nfq listed in
> my --daq-list. I've tried troubleshooting with every source I found online,
> but now I get a different error.
>
> If I run: *snort --daq nfq -Q -c /etc/snort/snort.conf*
> I get:
> Log directory = /var/log/snort
> ERROR: OpenAlertFile() => fopen() alert file /var/log/snort/alert:
> Permission denied
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>
> If I run: *snort -T -c /etc/snort/snort.conf*
> I get:
> [ Number of patterns truncated to 20 bytes: 497 ]
> ERROR: Active response: can't open ip!
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
>
> I have an IP address and I can ping myself/others and receive pings with
> no issue.
>
> Please advise on what I can do to resolve this, thank you!
>
> --
> Amal Saeed
> Simmons College '17, B.S. Computer Science & Information Technology
> Secretary, 2017 Class Council
> Co-Vice President, Computer Science & Mathematics Liaison
> Technology Assistant, *Simmons Technology Support Center*
>



-- 
Amal Saeed
Simmons College '17, B.S. Computer Science & Information Technology
Secretary, 2017 Class Council
Co-Vice President, Computer Science & Mathematics Liaison
Technology Assistant, *Simmons Technology Support Center*
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