snort- beta release available

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snort- beta release available

Postby Dave on Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:38 am


I have put together a beta release of snort- Please install and test for me!

# AMD/Intel 32-bit EnGarde ... 1.i686.rpm ... 1.i686.rpm

# AMD/Intel 64-bit EnGarde ... x86_64.rpm ... x86_64.rpm

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Re: snort- beta release available

Postby leihog on Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:21 am

After installation i noticed that
/etc/init.d/snortd references /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions. Should be /etc/init.d/functions. Easily fixed.

Snortd now fails to start through /etc/init.d/snortd start with the following:
FATAL ERROR: Unable to open rules file "/etc/snort//etc/snort/rules/*beep*": No such file or directory.

I found a bunch of rule files in /var/chroot/snort/etc/ but they had all been "rpmsaved". besides I couldn't find any references to snort and chroot (ie -t /var/chroot/snort)anywhere so I guess it's not chrooted anymore.

is snort-mysql- required for snort to output to mysql?
That package hasnt been included before thats why i'm asking.

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