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Hi, all. please help me with this problem. I want to run snort through a web application with exec("snort -v -i eth0 ") php function. for example when start button ...
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- 02-15-2009 #1
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apache configuration to connect to network adapter
please help me with this problem.
I want to run snort through a web application with exec("snort -v -i eth0 ") php function.
for example when start button was pressed snort should be run,
but the execution failed with this error:
Running in packet dump mode
--== Initializing Snort ==--
Initializing Output Plugins!
Verifying Preprocessor Configurations!
Initializing Network Interface eth0
ERROR: OpenPcap() device eth0 open:
socket: Operation not permitted
Fatal Error, Quitting..
but when I run snort command via command line as root it will execute successfully.
I think this problem is for that apache user haven't access to network adapter, is my guess correct? I have no experience with apache, should I change apache configuration? what is the configuration for this problem.
I apply below command:
chown -R wwwrun:www /srv/www/htdocs/myprogram/snort
and changed my snort run command like this:
exec(/srv/www/htdocs/mywebprogram/snort/bin/snort -u wwwrun -g www -v -i eth0)
but my problem didn't solve,I also test this:
chown -R root:www /srv/www/htdocs/mywebprogram/snort
but no difference,
I think I should find a way to allow apache to access but I don't know how?