[Snort-users] Hello Snort Team

wkitty42 at ...14940... wkitty42 at ...14940...
Sun May 21 12:17:52 EDT 2017

On 05/21/2017 09:49 AM, Paul Trimby wrote:
> I've been successful installing snort on my Linux OS Mint version 17.2
> but keep getting an ERROR message after running $ sudo snort
> -c/etc/snort/snort.conf -T
> The output looks like this:
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Initializing rule chains...
> ERROR: /etc/snort/snort.conf(257) Unknown rule type: path.
> Fatal Error, Quitting..
> x at ...888... /usr/local/bin $
> Would you be able to explain to me how I could fix this ERROR message

please post your snort.conf's lines 250 through 260... apparently your line 257 
is broken... possibly it is word wrapped from you editor when you edited the 
file for your configuration...

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