[Oisf-users] Suricata fails to start (Suricata 4.1.4)

Andreas Herz aherz at oisf.net
Wed Jun 5 10:04:47 UTC 2019

On 03/06/19 at 20:32, David Decker wrote:
> Working on a project that uses Suricata, (just rcvd)
> Suricata is failing to start at boot.
> One thing we noticed was
> suricata -c suricata.yaml pcap default  (was a command line) where it
> states it failed.
> I understand the -c is for suricata.yaml to use as configuration file, but
> what is the PCAP default used for?
> Dont think I have seen this before.
> Where is the best place to start troubleshooting?

How do you start suricata, is this a init/systemd service that starts

We need more details about how you run suricata and what you want to

Andreas Herz

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