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Re: FATAL ERROR: /etc/snort/rules/file-office.rules(32) Undefined variable in the string: $EXTERNAL_NET.
From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 01:40:16 -0700

Looking at the message it looks like you have an error in your
snort.conf; with the variable $EXTERNAL_NET.

Post it to the list any maybe one of us can help you.

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Jason Buker <jason.buker () gmail com> wrote:
Finally managed to get snort installed on OSX (Maverick)…..

However, the messages are showing up in the messages:
1/7/14 8:55:28.042 AM snort[84645]:
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1/7/14 8:55:28.042 AM snort[84645]: Initializing rule chains...
1/7/14 8:55:28.043 AM snort[84645]: FATAL ERROR:
/etc/snort/rules/file-office.rules(32) Undefined variable in the string:
$EXTERNAL_NET.
1/7/14 8:55:28.044 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (org.snort.Snort[84645]) Exited
with code: 1
1/7/14 8:55:28.044 AM com.apple.launchd[1]: (org.snort.Snort) Throttling
respawn: Will start in 10 seconds



I’m a snort newbie.  Anyone have a quick fix?


Thanks,
Jason

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