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caseyrhoads at gmail

Apr 3, 2012, 12:28 AM

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***FATAL_ERROR***

Hello how are you today. I am trying to run a new install on arch linux

I am receiving the following error.

***FATAL_ERROR***, NOT Root, ntop is shutting down.

V/r
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r.bortolameotti at gmail

Apr 3, 2012, 4:22 AM

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Re: ***FATAL_ERROR*** [In reply to]

Probably this means you have to run ntop with root permissions.
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r.bortolameotti at gmail

Apr 3, 2012, 4:22 AM

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Re: ***FATAL_ERROR*** [In reply to]

Probably this means you have to run ntop with root permissions.
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caseyrhoads at gmail

Apr 3, 2012, 6:30 AM

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Re: ***FATAL_ERROR*** [In reply to]

This Error only occurs only when running ntop from the dameon. please
see the below output for the Log files. Is there a way to disable
interface checking? NTOP runs well when passed the following syntax
from the command line ntop -1 eth1


Tue Apr 3 17:55:16 2012 NOTE: ntop libraries are in '/usr/lib'
Tue Apr 3 17:55:16 2012 Initializing ntop
Tue Apr 3 17:55:17 2012 **ERROR** pcap_open_live(): 'eth1: That
device is not up'
Tue Apr 3 17:55:17 2012 Please correct the problem or select a
different interface using the -i flag
Tue Apr 3 17:55:17 2012 **FATAL_ERROR** Not root, ntop shutting down...
Tue Apr 3 17:55:17 2012 CLEANUP[t3062736896]: ntop caught signal 2 [state=2]
Tue Apr 3 17:55:17 2012 ntop is now quitting...


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Riccardo Bortolameotti
<r.bortolameotti [at] gmail> wrote:
> Probably this means you have to run ntop with root permissions.
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r.bortolameotti at gmail

Apr 3, 2012, 7:56 AM

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Re: ***FATAL_ERROR*** [In reply to]

If want to disable the interface checking you can try with "-i none"
anyway i think it is the problem. Simply looking at your log file i
can see:
- **ERROR** pcap_open_live(): 'eth1: That device is not up' is
your interface up? (ifconfig)
- **FATAL_ERROR** Not root, ntop shutting down are
you run ntop with root privileges? (because everytime you run a
program that sniff packets on an interface you have to start it with
root privileges, for example wireshark or tcpdump)

R.

2012/4/3 casey rhoads <caseyrhoads [at] gmail>:
> This Error only occurs only when running ntop from the dameon. please
> see the below output for the Log files. Is there a way to disable
> interface checking? NTOP runs well when passed the following syntax
> from the command line ntop -1 eth1
>
>
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:16 2012  NOTE: ntop libraries are in '/usr/lib'
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:16 2012  Initializing ntop
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:17 2012  **ERROR** pcap_open_live(): 'eth1: That
> device is not up'
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:17 2012  Please correct the problem or select a
> different interface using the -i flag
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:17 2012  **FATAL_ERROR** Not root, ntop shutting down...
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:17 2012  CLEANUP[t3062736896]: ntop caught signal 2 [state=2]
> Tue Apr  3 17:55:17 2012  ntop is now quitting...
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Riccardo Bortolameotti
> <r.bortolameotti [at] gmail> wrote:
>> Probably this means you have to run ntop with root permissions.
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