FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File



  • I have this problem since i updated snort

    FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/log/snort/run/snort_fxp048036.pid" for PID "54297"

    My snort does not start. any suggestions ? i have removed the file but it comes back and the problem persists.

    pFsense 1.2.2
    Snort 2.8.6.1 pkg v. 1.33

    Computer 2xP3 1Gb RAM



  • @szigeti:

    I have this problem since i updated snort

    FATAL ERROR: Failed to Lock PID File "/var/log/snort/run/snort_fxp048036.pid" for PID "54297"

    My snort does not start. any suggestions ? i have removed the file but it comes back and the problem persists.

    pFsense 1.2.2
    Snort 2.8.6.1 pkg v. 1.33

    Computer 2xP3 1Gb RAM

    Its telling you have snort running already.

    In the command prompt type;

    killall snort

    James


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