c nerd
Installing Snort 2.9.3.1 on OpenBSD 5.2:

barnyard 2

image: dirt

Barnyard2 was the most troublesome installation. It’s required for snort, & is a complete sod.

The default configuration file, modified for mysql, fails mysteriously. I wrote my own, and then found a number of strange behaviours because there are some edge cases not mentioned in the documentation. In particular, make sure your archive directory is not the same as your snort directory.

I spent a couple of weeks trying to get it working, and the bloody thing kept dying with another weird error. I finally gave up and spent two days fragging those artificial things that deserve to be fragged, only to log in to the machine two days later to find barnyard2 working.

1.1.13





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