snort and mysql connection at start troubles
kdk at daleco.biz
Tue Jul 4 17:20:15 UTC 2006
César Amaya wrote:
> Hi list
> I am installing SNORT 2.4.5 to log into a MySQL-5.1 database. snort logs
> are being stored fine into the db, but whe the system start snort fails
> because of this: snort: FATAL ERROR: database: mysql_error: Can't
> connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
> this is the configuration line in the snort.conf file
> output database: log, mysql, user=snortids password=PswIdS dbname=snort
> when I changed the 'localhost' name to 127.0.0.1 I got the following error
> snort: FATAL ERROR: database: mysql_error: Can't connect to MySQL
> server on '127.0.0.1' (61)
> All of this happens at start time. After system started I start snort
> manually and connect to mysql just fine.
> It seems that snort start earlier than mysql. I want to start mysql
> earlier than snort but I don´t know how.
> Can some body help me?
I think you should take a look at rcorder(8).
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