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Documentation #3038

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documentation: Setup directories with correct permissions

Added by Vagisha Gupta almost 5 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

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In order for suricata-update to run without a sudo or as a root, the following permissions are required:
  • Directory /etc/suricata: read access
  • Directory /var/lib/suricata/rules: read/write access
  • Directory /var/lib/suricata/update: read/write access
Add steps to documentation to setup the above directories with the correct permissions i.e.
  1. create a suricata group.
  2. setup the above directories with the correct permissions for the suricata group.
  3. add users to the suricata group.
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