[Snort-users] snort_dynamicpreprocessor

James Lay jlay at slave-tothe-box.net
Tue Sep 18 12:11:28 EDT 2018


Symlink the command:

/usr/local/bin/daq-modules-config

James

On 2018-09-18 09:56, Sam Johnson wrote:
> Okay so weirdly enough… I just went installed on a second machine
> (have about 4 or so to do altogether), and I’m now getting the same
> exact error:
> 
> ./configure: line 16264: daq-modules-config: command not found
> 
> checking for daq_load_modules in -ldaq_static... no
> 
>    ERROR!  daq_static library not found, go get it from
> 
>    http://www.snort.org/ [1].
> 
> I added in the –with-daq-libraries and –with-daq-includes but it
> still doesn’t want to find daq. I made daq, installed the RPM
> package of snort… nothing seems to work. I see all the daq libraries
> in /usr/local/lib and /usr/local/include. I don’t get why this
> wouldn’t work. Any thoughts?
> 
> FROM: Carter Waxman (cwaxman) <cwaxman at cisco.com>
> SENT: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:37 AM
> TO: Sam Johnson <Sam.Johnson at flagshipcredit.com>;
> snort-users at lists.snort.org
> SUBJECT: Re: [Snort-users] snort_dynamicpreprocessor
> 
>  	* For static DAQ, use ./configure
> --with-daq-libraries=/usr/local/lib
> –with-daq-includes=/usr/local/include and adjust those paths
> accordingly, then run make clean and make. ldconfig is for dynamic
> libraries.
> 
>  	* List the contents of the package / rpm and ensure that the paths
> in snort.conf match the dynamic paths. The config should be rewritten
> automatically if it’s our package or the packager used our spec
> file.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Carter
> 
> FROM: Snort-users <snort-users-bounces at lists.snort.org> on behalf of
> Sam Johnson <Sam.Johnson at flagshipcredit.com>
> DATE: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 5:01 PM
> TO: "snort-users at lists.snort.org" <snort-users at lists.snort.org>
> SUBJECT: [Snort-users] snort_dynamicpreprocessor
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I was able to manually compile snort just fine on my test system. Went
> to do it on prod and got the error about not being able to find the
> daq static libraries (daq was compiled and installed successfully and
> I added /usr/local/lib to ldconfig). So I decided to use the ‘yum
> install’ method. Which worked without any issue. When I went to test
> run snort I got the error that it was not able to find the
> snort_dynamicpreprocessor. Took a look and it is located at
> /usr/local/lib/ on my test machine, but I do not have it at all on my
> prod machine (which again was installed using yum install).
> 
> At first I started going through and commenting out the lines that
> were erroring out for the dynamicpreprocessor, but I’d rather just
> get that installed and have it if needed. Can anyone tell me how to
> actually get it installed? Should I just recompile manually? Or will
> that mess up the current snort install?
> 
> Thanks for your time!
> 
> Sam Johnson
> 
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