Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433321
Incorrect snort configuration file
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:00:50 EST
Description of problem:
Incorrect parameters in the configuration file (snort.conf).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time snort is started in NIDS mode.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install snort.
2. Run snort with snort -d -h 192.168.0.0/24 -c /etc/snort/snort.conf (change IP
network to match local network)
snort complains about:
RULE_PATH is set to /etc but no rules are installed (even if they are installed,
the path is wrong)
dynamicengine directive is set to /usr/lib64/dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so
instead of /usr/lib64/snort/dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so
SNORT should start to listen on a network and compare packets to signatures.
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