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Re: I'm tired from snort!!
From: "Randal T. Rioux" <randy () procyonlabs com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 05:07:21 -0400

On 10/26/2010 04:42 AM, Ahmed Qaisi wrote:
Any help??
when I uncomment the database plugin in the snort.conf file, I keep
getting this error ...
sudo /usr/local/snort/bin/snort -u snort -g snort -c
/usr/local/snort/etc/snort.conf -i eth1
database: 'mysql' support is not compiled into this build of snort
ERROR: If this build of snort was obtained as a binary distribution
(e.g., rpm,
or Windows), then check for alternate builds that contains the necessary
'mysql' support.
*If this build of snort was compiled by you, then re-run the
the ./configure script using the '--with-mysql' switch.
For non-standard installations of a database, the '--with-mysql=DIR'
syntax may need to be used to specify the base directory of the DB install.*
*See the database documentation for cursory details (doc/README.database).
and the URL to the most recent database plugin documentation.
Fatal Error, Quitting..*
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.

Can you respond with the following:

 - your snort.conf
 - operating system / version / platform
 - ./configure arguments


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