<HTML><BODY style="word-wrap: break-word; -khtml-nbsp-mode: space; -khtml-line-break: after-white-space; ">You must set the permissions correctly for the user BASE is running under for the /base directory.<DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV><DIV>joel</DIV><DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"><DIV><DIV><DIV>On Feb 19, 2007, at 2:10 PM, Okezie Emenike wrote:</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"><BLOCKQUOTE type="cite"><DIV style="background-color:"><P>How can i make the BASE directory writable for the web server user?<BR><BR></P> <BLOCKQUOTE style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #a0c6e5 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px"><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 11px; FONT-FAMILY: tahoma,sans-serif"> <HR color="#a0c6e5" size="1"> From: <I>"Okezie Emenike" <<A href="mailto:okezie_e@...125...">okezie_e@...125...</A>></I><BR>To: <I><A href="mailto:joel.esler@...1935...">joel.esler@...1935...</A></I><BR>CC: <I><A href="mailto:snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net">snort-users@...3893...t</A></I><BR>Subject: <I>Re: [Snort-users] Database ERROR:Database ERROR:Table 'snort.base_users' doesn't exist</I><BR>Date: <I>Sat, 17 Feb 2007 13:24:14 -0600</I><BR><BR> <DIV><P>this is what i get when i tried to use BASE setup to create tables</P><P> <TABLE class="query" width="50%" border="1"> <TBODY><TR><TD class="setupTitle" align="middle" colspan="2">Settings</TD></TR><TR></TR><TR><TD class="setupKey" width="50%">Config Writeable:</TD><TD class="setupValue"><FONT color="#ff0000">No</FONT></TD< tr> </TD></TR><TR><TD class="setupKey" width="50%">PHP Version:</TD><TD class="setupValue"><FONT color="#336600">4.3.9</FONT></TD< tr> </TD></TR><TR><TD class="setupKey" width="50%">PHP Logging Level:</TD><TD class="setupValue"><FONT color="#ff0000">[NOTICE]</FONT><FONT color="#336600">[ERROR][WARNING][PARSE]</FONT> </TD< tr> </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><BR><FONT color="red"><B>Your PHP Logging Level is too high to handle the running of BASE!<BR>Please set the 'error_reporting' variable to at least 'E_ALL & ~E_NOTICE' in your php.ini!</B></FONT><BR>The directory where BASE is installed does not allow the web server to write.<BR>This will prevent the setup progam from creating the base_conf.php file. You have two choices.<BR>1. Make the directory writeable for the web server user.<BR>2. When the set up is done, copy the information displayed to the screen and use it to create a base_conf.php.<BR><BR></P> <BLOCKQUOTE style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #a0c6e5 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px"><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 11px; FONT-FAMILY: tahoma,sans-serif"> <HR color="#a0c6e5" size="1"> From: <I>Joel Esler <<A href="mailto:joel.esler@...1935...">joel.esler@...1935...</A>></I><BR>To: <I>Okezie Emenike <<A href="mailto:okezie_e@...125...">okezie_e@...125...</A>></I><BR>CC: <I><A href="mailto:snort-users@...635...eforge.net">snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net</A></I><BR>Subject: <I>Re: [Snort-users] Database ERROR:Database ERROR:Table 'snort.base_users' doesn't exist</I><BR>Date: <I>Sat, 17 Feb 2007 10:28:34 -0500</I><BR><BR>Did you use BASE setup to recreate the BASE tables? <DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV> <DIV>J</DIV> <DIV><BR class="khtml-block-placeholder"></DIV> <DIV><BR> <DIV> <DIV>On Feb 17, 2007, at 9:54 AM, Okezie Emenike wrote:</DIV><BR class="Apple-interchange-newline"> <BLOCKQUOTE> <DIV> <DIV class="RTE"><P>After several months of not maintaining the snort DB, i could no<BR>longer access BASE from a web browser..it times out. I eventually dropped<BR>and recreated the snort database but i now get this error when i try to<BR>access BASE via a web browser. "Database ERROR:<BR>Database ERROR:Table 'snort.base_users' doesn't exist" Can anyone help?<BR><BR>Thanks,<BR><BR>Kiza<BR><BR><BR></P> <DIV></DIV><FONT color="#000000"></FONT></DIV><FONT color="#000000"> <DIV></DIV></FONT></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">-------------------------------------------------------------------------</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the Future of IT</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Join SourceForge.net's Techsay panel and you'll get the chance to share your</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">opinions on IT & business topics through brief surveys-and earn cash</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px"><A href="http://www.techsay.com/default.php?page=join.php&p=sourceforge&CID=DEVDEV_______________________________________________">http://www.techsay.com/default.php?page=join.php&p=sourceforge&CID=DEVDEV_______________________________________________</A></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Snort-users mailing list</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px"><A href="mailto:Snort-users@...2652...e.net">Snort-users@lists.sourceforge.net</A></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Go to this URL to change user options or unsubscribe:</DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px"><A href="https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/snort-users">https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/snort-users</A></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Snort-user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