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Bug #2009

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Suricata is unable to get offloading settings when run under non-root

Added by Alexander Gozman almost 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

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Description

When suricata is started under non-root account, errors like "Failure when trying to get feature via ioctl" occur. It seems that privileges are dropped before this system related stuff and CAP_NET_ADMIN should be added.

The problem occurs on current master.

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