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Old 08-11-2014, 10:02 AM   #1
LookMa
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Question Snort failed, Debian


Hi, i have this message when opening the system:

starting network intruction detection system snort [fail]

i didn't find nothing in google related to this subject that can help me with, others so on my pc don't have this problem.

Debian wheezy 7.6, installed just a week ago.

thanks for any help

sorry, but the screen move to fast and there is something else too at the end:

Etho ERROR interface not available

Last edited by LookMa; 08-11-2014 at 10:37 AM. Reason: missing somthing
 
Old 08-11-2014, 11:43 AM   #2
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I've had the same error. It's caused by not having a database configured for snort.

Here is a howto to guide you in getting the database configured: http://www.aboutdebian.com/snort.htm
 
Old 08-11-2014, 01:25 PM   #3
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hi, ... snort was already installed by harden, harden nids, etc from the synaptic and none of the database are configured, right, but now by following these instructions i found that i can't overcome this problem: apt-get install acidbase, because it can not find this acidbase (?)

it looks to me that the whole think is to complicated; do i have to remove harden first? thanks.
 
  


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