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Re: Snort Start up error
From: waldo kitty <wkitty42 () windstream net>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:38:26 -0400

On 4/18/2013 20:27, Said Nurhussein wrote:
my command
# snort -T -c /etc/snort/snort.conf

that would seem to explicitly use the snort.conf you are expecting it to use... 
what does the include line for classification.config look like in that conf?

sorry for not responding to the mailing list

no problem... thank you for understanding... i used to simply not respond or if 
i did, i'd say to post on the list... i've now gotten my sigs figured out so i 
shouldn't need to do that any more... now i'll just respond to the list with the 
followup set to the list as well :)

Said Nurhussein


 > Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:05:48 -0400
 > From: wkitty42 () windstream net
 > To: snort-users () lists sourceforge net
 > CC: saidnur34 () hotmail com
 > Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Snort Start up error
 >
 > On 4/18/2013 18:31, Said Nurhussein wrote:
 > > the following line is in the classification.config file
 > > config classification: misc-activity,Misc activity,3
 >
 > that is the correct line...
 >
 > > Could this error be due to not having the latest rules-set?
 >
 > no... the error is because your snort is not loading the proper file... i
 > pointed you to your snort.conf file to see what file it is loading ;)
 >
 > are you sure your snort is loading the proper snort.conf file? what is your
 > snort command line?
 >
 > also, please read my sig and follow its instructions... others cannot learn and
 > fix their same or similar problem when traffic is taken private in cases like
 > this...
 >
 > i've added the list back into this reply... thanks!

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