Snort Error



  • Snort 2.8.4.1 pkg v. 1.4

    I am getting this error in snort 
    snort[1824]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/run//snort_em0.pid" for PID "1824"
    snort[1824]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/run//snort_em0.pid" for PID "1824"

    and its not showing any alert or blocking



  • Try to hit save on snort-> settings. It should reload fine.



  • @ToxIcon:

    Snort 2.8.4.1 pkg v. 1.4

    I am getting this error in snort   
    snort[1824]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/run//snort_em0.pid" for PID "1824"
    snort[1824]: FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/run//snort_em0.pid" for PID "1824"

    and its not showing any alert or blocking

    You should update to v 1.5



  • Serialdie and Toxicon what version of PFsense are you using.

    Make sure snort2c is running if you want to block hosts.

    James


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