[Honeywall] Problems with sebek on windows

Rob McMillen rvmcmil at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 06:45:04 EDT 2008

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On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 4:02 AM, Ole Morten Grodås <grodaas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to install Sebek on a some versions of Windows put have
> been unable to get system up and running properly. I tried accesing
> https://bugs.honeynet.org to look for bug reports put was unable to connect
> to the server.
> My install prosecure have basically been:
> 1. Install OS
> 2 If vmware install vmware tools
> 3. Install sebek 3.04 with default settings
> 4. Configure sebek with default setting (only change mac and ip of
> recipient)
> 5. Reboot OS.
> I have tried installing sebek on both physical computers and vmware
> guests.When sebek 3.04 failed to work I also tried version 3.03.
> The operating systems I have tried so fare:
> Windows 2000 Advanced server (no service packs)
> After installing sebek 3.04 the boot process takes much longer than before
> and while "initializing network setting" i often get a windows error message
> in a pop up box saying that that a service has failed to start. After a long
> period of time I would still get the login screen. After logging in I would
> normally get a blue screen within 10 seconds. The blue screen error message
> is something like "IRQ NOT EQUAL OR LESS THAN". I suspected that there was a
> problem with the network driver and have tested two different psychical
> network cards in addition to the vmware driver. But both attempts where
> unsuccessfully.
> I have also tried installing sebek 3.0.3, I experienced basically the same
> problem as i experienced with 3.04, but when testing one of the physical
> network cards the windows machine was actually working close to normal. But
> I'm a bit sceptical about to the stability of the system.
> Windows 2003 standard edition(no service packs)
> After installing sebek 3.0.[3,4] I get a bluescreen about 5-10 seconds into
> the boot process.
> I noted that on the sebek front page the following is stated:
> Win32 Client 3.0.3. Sebek client for the Win32 platform, in both src and
> binary format. This version supports Windows 2000 (All Service packs),
> Windows XP (All Service packs), and Windows 2003 (All service packs).
> After my initial problems I have some question regarding the status of
> sebek, What is the current development status?, Are there a list of
> "supported" operating systems, and witch operating system is tested before a
> release of sebek?
> I hope the questions are not regarded as rude critics, It really is meant to
> be constructive critics and I hope the problems I found will be addressed so
> other might have a better initial experience with the honeynet procject.
> And last, but not least I would like to thank you all for the all the great
> work you have put into the honeynet procject.
> Regards,
> Ole
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