LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Password
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-21-2004, 05:12 AM   #1
Shaper
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
snort runlevel problem


Hi all

I have a problem with snort. I installed it on Suse 9.1 with acid for sniffing the network......

It works nearly everything ^^

I have the problem with starting snort automaticly after rebooting the machine.
the runlevels are right (2,3,5) and it works if I have some options i dont want (not sure) to have in my start syntax :S ^^ .... manualy starting works everytime ... but I need it automaticly

the rcsnort start script starting snort with this syntax:
/usr/local/bin/snort -d -D -i eth0 -l /var/log/snort -u snort -g snort -c /etc/snort/etc/snort.conf -dev

it dont work :/

with this syntax it works automaticly:
/usr/local/bin/snort -d -D -i eth0 -l /var/log/snort -u snort -g snort -c /etc/snort/etc/snort.conf -dev -A fast


strange ?? why that .... and I`m not sure .. thatfor can I use the options
"-A fast" ?? ... I read that it makes the network faster and it makes less alerts ... but is that what I want ? I have my rules to choise wich packets alerts make ? or not ?

Thx for help !!!

Last edited by Shaper; 12-21-2004 at 08:13 AM.
 
Old 12-23-2004, 04:06 AM   #2
Shaper
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
rofl I fixed the problem ^^

the problem was in the runlevel.
snort was starting bevor mysql started and snort couldent connect to the database ...
so I had never problems to start it manualy ...

just did snort behind mysql in the runlevel ... now everything works



post can be closed thx
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What's the difference between runlevel 2 and runlevel 5 in Debian? davidas Linux - Newbie 2 01-05-2012 02:10 PM
Monitor problem in runlevel 3 norberth SUSE / openSUSE 1 11-06-2005 08:46 AM
Runlevel and gdmsetup problem noxious Slackware 2 09-28-2005 07:01 PM
runlevel 3 font problem Maldain Mandriva 2 08-25-2005 02:19 PM
problem changing runlevel Smokey Slackware 3 08-17-2004 11:05 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:58 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration