Just wondering if you have found anything out on this problem?
From: Kevin Johnson [mailto:kjohnson@...]
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 8:57 PM
To: Chuck Thomas
Cc: BASE Developers
Subject: Re: base/snort question
Answers are in-line below... I have copied the developers mailing list
instead of each of us individually.
On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 10:43 -0400, Chuck Thomas wrote:
> I am trying to set up base to front end snort/mssql running on redhat
> fedora. I have a snort sensor ( soon to be multiple) sending info to a
> second server running mysql as loaded with fedora. Finally, I have
> another linux box running apache to connect to the mysql server. On
> this box, I have jpgraph 1.16, base 1.1.3, and adodb 465.
First, jpgraph is no longer a needed for BASE due to its licensing
issues in a corporate environment.
> From a command prompt on the web server, I can type mysql
> -h 172.16.2.253 -u snort -p<password>
> From this, I get a mysql prompt. I can then type use snort,
>and then show tables, and see the snort tables as expected.
>When I open a web page and go to 172.16.2.253\base, I get an "unable to
>connect to data base error"
I am confused by this statement. The IP address here is the same as the
one you used to connect to the MySQL server? Is that a typo?
> For the initial set up, I've given the snort login full
> rights to the snort database. Any ideas as to what I could be missing?
> Could this be a version issue between mysql, php and base?
Are you using the same user in your BASE install as your snort sensor?
I would also check to make sure that MySQL is supported within your PHP
install. Could you turn up the logging level on your BASE and PHP
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