<div>Any help??</div>
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<div>when I uncomment the database plugin in the snort.conf file, I keep getting this error ...</div>
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<div>sudo /usr/local/snort/bin/snort -u snort -g snort -c /usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf -i eth1<br>Running in IDS mode</div>
<div>        --== Initializing Snort ==--<br>Initializing Output Plugins!<br>Initializing Preprocessors!<br>Initializing Plug-ins!<br>Parsing Rules file "/usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf"<br>PortVar 'HTTP_PORTS' defined :  [ 80 1220 2301 3128 7777 7779 8000 8008 8028 8080 8180 8888 9999 ]<br>
PortVar 'SHELLCODE_PORTS' defined :  [ 0:79 81:65535 ]<br>PortVar 'ORACLE_PORTS' defined :  [ 1024:65535 ]<br>PortVar 'SSH_PORTS' defined :  [ 22 ]<br>Detection:<br>   Search-Method = AC-Full-Q<br>
    Split Any/Any group = enabled<br>    Search-Method-Optimizations = enabled<br>    Maximum pattern length = 20<br>Tagged Packet Limit: 256<br>Loading dynamic engine /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so... done<br>
Loading all dynamic detection libs from /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules...<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/chat.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/netbios.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/nntp.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/icmp.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/exploit.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/smtp.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/dos.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/web-activex.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/bad-traffic.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/multimedia.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/misc.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/p2p.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/web-misc.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/pop3.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/web-iis.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/imap.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/web-client.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic detection library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules/sql.so... done<br>  Finished Loading all dynamic detection libs from /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicrules<br>Loading all dynamic preprocessor libs from /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor...<br>
  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_smtp_preproc.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_dns_preproc.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_ssh_preproc.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_dce2_preproc.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_sdf_preproc.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_ftptelnet_preproc.so... done<br>
  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_ssl_preproc.so... done<br>  Loading dynamic preprocessor library /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor/libsf_dcerpc_preproc.so... done<br>
  Finished Loading all dynamic preprocessor libs from /usr/local/snort/lib/snort_dynamicpreprocessor<br>Log directory = /var/log/snort<br><font color="#990000">database: 'mysql' support is not compiled into this build of snort</font></div>

<div><font color="#990000">ERROR: If this build of snort was obtained as a binary distribution (e.g., rpm,<br>or Windows), then check for alternate builds that contains the necessary<br>'mysql' support.</font></div>

<div><strong><font color="#cc0000">If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run the<br>the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch.<br>For non-standard installations of a database, the '--with-mysql=DIR'<br>
syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of the DB install.</font></strong></div>
<div><strong><font color="#cc0000">See the database documentation for cursory details (doc/README.database).<br>and the URL to the most recent database plugin documentation.<br>Fatal Error, Quitting..</font></strong></div>

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<div><font color="#000000">I did compile it again and again. I did create tables. I did remove the whole installation and installed every thing again. I AM SICK OF IT.</font></div>
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<div>Any help please.</div>
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<div>Thank you</div>
<div>Ahmed</div>