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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>I'm
a little confused when I start the service it says ok but once I checked <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span
class=GramE><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Courier New"'>the</span></font></span><font size=2
face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>
status it says other wise.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>Adding the
proper user account corrected the <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span
class=SpellE><span class=GramE><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>orginal</span></font></span></span><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>
issue but now it looks like I have a problem with my snort service.<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>I
currently have this running on a <span class=SpellE>Redhat</span> 8.0 box using
Snort 2.0 Acid and Webmin as <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span
class=SpellE><span class=GramE><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>Gui</span></font></span></span><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>.<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>   </span>Thanks for your help Nick<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>Starting
snort:<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>                                            </span><span
class=GramE>[<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>OK</span><span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>]<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>[root@...9325...
root]<span class=GramE># ./</span><span class=SpellE>snortd</span> status<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><span
class=GramE><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Courier New"'>snort</span></font></span><font size=2
face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>
dead but <span class=SpellE>subsys</span> locked<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none;text-autospace:none'><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>[root@...9325...
root]# <span class=SpellE><span class=GramE>ps</span></span> <span
class=SpellE>auxww</span> | <span class=SpellE>grep</span> snort<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span class=GramE><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'>root</span></font></span><font
size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'><span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>      </span>1396<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> 
</span>0.0<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>0.1<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>3276<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> 
</span>628 pts/1<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>    </span>S<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>    </span></span></font><st1:time Hour="18"
Minute="15"><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:"Courier New"'>18:15</span></font></st1:time><font size=2
face="Courier New"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New"'><span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>   </span>0:00 <span class=SpellE>grep</span> snort</span></font><font
size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>-----Original Message-----<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>From:</span></b> Chris [mailto:chris@...846....9206...]
<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> </span></font><st1:date
Month="5" Day="29" Year="2003"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:
 10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>Thursday, May 29, 2003</span></font></st1:date><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> </span></font><st1:time
Hour="16" Minute="58"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:Tahoma'>4:58 PM</span></font></st1:time><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b>
snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> RE: [Snort-users] unable
to start snort</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Without seeing the script
that you have written or are using to launch snort in this case, the best bet
would be to check why it is trying to use a user named “snort” and
whether or not you have appropriate users/groups included in your /etc/passwd.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Can you provide version,
OS, configuration info, and what you’ve done so far, etc…. that
would be a help in trying to help you.</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Good luck,</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>-Chris</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in'><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'> </span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>-----Original Message-----<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>From:</span></b> snort-users-admin@...1753...s.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] <b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Brian Gregorcy<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> </span></font><st1:date
Month="5" Day="29" Year="2003"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:
 10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>Thursday, May 29, 2003</span></font></st1:date><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> </span></font><st1:time
Hour="16" Minute="10"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:Tahoma'>4:10 PM</span></font></st1:time><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> Nick Scheider<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Cc:</span></b>
snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> RE: [Snort-users] unable
to start snort</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 color=blue
face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'>start it
like this:</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 color=blue
face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'>snort -d
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 color=blue
face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'>and see
if it works</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:
12.0pt;margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma'>-----Original Message-----<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>From:</span></b>
snort-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:snort-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net]<b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Nick Scheider<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> </span></font><st1:date
Month="5" Day="29" Year="2003"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:
 10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>Thursday, May 29, 2003</span></font></st1:date><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> </span></font><st1:time
Hour="10" Minute="35"><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
 font-family:Tahoma'>10:35 AM</span></font></st1:time><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'><br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> snort-users@...3054...forge.net<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Snort-users] unable to
start snort</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

<pre style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Hi I was wondering if anyone has scene this before.   Could it be something wrong with my snortd file?<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> Thanks in advance Nick<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> <o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>[root@...9325... root]# ./snortd start<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Starting snort: ERROR: User "snort" unknown<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Fatal Error, Quitting..<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>                                                           [FAILED]<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre
style='margin-left:1.0in'><font size=2 face="Courier New"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>[root@...9325... root]#<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre>

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