[errcode: sc_err_conf_yaml_error(242)]

Hi All,

  • - [ERRCODE: SC_ERR_CONF_YAML_ERROR(242)] - Failed to parse configuration file at line 1248: found character that cannot start any token
    any solution?

Please attach your suricata.yaml so that it can be inspected.

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I sometimes get that error when I inadvertently remove the first two lines or some portion of it:

%YAML 1.1