FAQ

Tunnel server FAQ

T01: I have a sensor that keeps starting and reseting it's connection. Certificate is not yet valid.

T02: Nepenthes cannot connect to the database. IDENT authentication failed.

T03: Nepenthes cannot connect to the database. Password authentication failed.

T04: Nepenthes cannot connect to the database. Could not connect to server.

T05: Nepenthes is not logging any attacks in the database. No sensorid present in table sensors.

T06: How do I debug the key generation process?

T07: The sensor keys are not generated correctly. The sensor.crt is empty.

T11: How can I reset the https authentication password that's used by the sensor (wgetrc)?

T12: Openvpn cannot find my server certificate. Cannot load certificate file.

T13: Nepenthes is not logging any local attacks. Column src_mac of relation attacks does not exist.

T14: Nepenthes is not logging any attacks. Duplicate key violates Unique-Constraint primary_attacks.

T16: Nepenthes could not connect to the database. Could not create sqlhandler for the postgres database connection.

T17: Can't connect to data source, no database driver specified and DBI_DSN env var not set.

T18: Nepenthes can't connect to the database. ERROR could not send SSL negotiation packet.

T19: The rrd_ scripts do not store the images in the database. Image field in the database is empty.

T20: The first VLAN comes up correctly but the second VLAN fails after which the first VLAN will disconnect also.

T23: The tunnel server log shows the OVERLOAD_IP error. What's this and how can I fix it?

T24: OpenVPN failed due to setting of script-security level. What's this and how can I fix it?

T25: OpenVPN certificate verify failed. VERIFY X509NAME ERROR.

T26: My OpenVPN connection keeps resetting itself on the tunnel server. Device or resource busy.

T27: Remote sensors cannot be run in the same network as the server.

T28: I want to add the tunnel/nepenthes server itself as a sensor. How can I do this?

T29: What is tls-remote and how to configure it properly?

T30: Can't create dhclient3 leases file! Permission denied.

T31: Call to undefined function fprintf()

T32: Dionaea: Too many open files

T33: While making p0f-db. libpq-fe.h: No such file or directory

T34: Requesting a certificate from cert.php gives me a blank page.

T35: My scripts won't connect to the database, but I'm certain I'm using the correct credentials.

T36: OpenVPN tunnel gets killed during up.pl processing. Assertion failed at socket.c:659

Logging server FAQ

L01: I get a php error when accessing the webinterface. Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server.

L02: I get a php error when accessing the webinterface. IDENT authentication failed.

L03: Connection refused when attempting to contact 192.168.1.10:8080.

L04: I get a blank page when trying to update the sensorstatus page.

L05: Can't connect to data source, no database driver specified and DBI_DSN env var not set.

L06: Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: no pg_hba.conf entry.

L07: The images for my buttons and logo don't show up.

L09: My plotter doesn't show any graph at all!

L10: My Googlemap is loading but it doesn't show any attacks at all!

L11: Apache2 won't start. Auth_PG_host misspelled!

L12: The mailreporter.pl script isn't working. Class method send must have HOW arguments.

L13: I want to enable Cymru mails. How do I do that?

L14: Internal server error when accessing an RSS report.

L15: Mod_auth_pgsql. Missing configuration parameters.

L16: Red Hat: Web interface cannot connect to the database.

L17: Missing NIC manufacterer in the ARP cache.

L18: GPG signing of my mails is not working, BAD PASSPHRASE or other errors.

Sensor FAQ

S01: I have a sensor that keeps starting and resetting it's connection. Certificate is not yet valid.

S02: I have a sensor that keeps starting and resetting it's connection. Certificate verify failed.

S03: My VPN tunnel generates a lot of traffic.

S05: I have a sensor that keeps starting and resetting it's connection. Self signed certificate in certificate chain.

S06: The sensor failed to retrieve certificates. Certificate downloaded as "Not connected :.crt".

S07: The sensor won't connect properly when running on a VMWARE ESX.

S08: My sensor is stuck on the "Bringing sensor up" screen.

S09: My sensor-manager dialog screen is not working correctly. It seems like there are multiple instances running.

S10: Where is the OpenVPN configuration file of the sensor located?

S11: Creating a USB sensor. Warning: The closest location we can manage...

S12: Creating a USB sensor. Error: The location 4000 is outside of the device /dev/sdb.

S13: Creating a USB sensor. How to enable the interactive shell during mkimage.

S14: Creating a USB sensor. The following packages cannot be authenticated!

S15: I want a VLAN sensor, but my machine only has 1 physical network interface.

S16: How can I see what's on my live image of my USB (ie, mounting squashfs filesystem of the USB) ?

S17 How can I manually verify if my certificate is valid?

Dionaea FAQ

D01: libnl fails to compile. ematch_syntax, syntax error

D02: Dionaea fails to compile. Redefinition errors.

D03: Dionaea is giving python warnings: ClientCannotConnectError

D04: Dionaea make error. Implicit declaration of function HMAC.

D05: function surfids3_type_from_name(unknown) does not exist

 
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